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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Witness

A witness is someone who has, who claims to have, or is thought, by someone with authority to ... In a court proceeding, a witness may be called (requested to testify) by either the prosecution or the defense. The side that calls the witness first ...

litigation.findlaw.com/going-to-court/may-the-court-force-me-to-testify.html

As a general rule, a court can force you to testify after sending you a subpoena ... A witness can, at any time, refuse to answer a question by claiming protection ...

blogs.findlaw.com/blotter/2014/10/if-you-witness-a-crime-do-you-have-to-testify.html

Oct 14, 2014 ... Witnesses may contact an attorney to quash (i.e., void) a subpoena, but otherwise, the witness must appear at the time and date specified to ...

www.justice.gov.nt.ca/en/going-to-court-as-a-witness-or-victim

A witness can be subpoenaed (ordered to attend court) as set out in the Criminal Code of Canada or by a criminal ... You must tell the truth when testifying.

www.justice.gov/usao-mdpa/victim-witness-assistance/tips-testifying-court

Apr 22, 2015 ... We appreciate the sacrifice of your time that being a witness requires. .... testify, and you should, of course, respond truthfully to this question.

www.lextalk.com/b/lextalk_blog/archive/2015/03/25/can-i-be-forced-to-testify-as-a-witness.aspx

Mar 25, 2015 ... Family Code Section 217, specifically states that the court must receive ... For instance, a person may be excused from testifying as a witness if ...

www.ohiobar.org/ForPublic/Resources/LawFactsPamphlets/Pages/LawFactsPamphlet-20.aspx

Apr 10, 2014 ... The court can, however, order a witness to testify through a “subpoena.” In such a case, the witness must honor a properly issued and served ...

www.legalmatch.com/law-library/article/subpoena-to-testify.html

Oct 12, 2017 ... ... you must appear at the place and time designated on the subpoena. ... paid after you travel to the designated place and testify as a witness.

www.victimsofviolence.on.ca/victim-information-library/a-victims-guide-to-being-a-witness-and-testifying-in-court

The stress of testifying in court, ... a reliable witness (it may make them ...