Subpoenas

A witness subpoena is a court summons that legally requires a person to appear in court to give evidence or testimony. Subpoena for production of evidence is a court summons ordering the recipient or a business representative to appear before the court and produce documents or other tangible evidence for use at a hearing or trial.  There must be an existing case in the Liberty County Magistrate Court before any type of Subpoena can be filed through our Court.

Subpoenas for Magistrate Court Civil cases should be filed in the Liberty County Clerk of Courts office, 201 South Main Street, Suite 1200, Hinesville, Georgia  31313.  Subpoenas for Magistrate Court Criminal cases should be filed in the Liberty County Magistrate Court, 201 South Main Street, Suite 2100, Hinesville, Georgia  31313.

The filing fee for a Subpoena is $5.00 if you chose to serve the subpoena yourself.  If you would prefer for the Sheriff's Office to serve the Subpoena there is an additional $10.00 Sheriff's Service Fee.  A subpoena may also be served by Certified Mail Return Receipt Requestedand for an additional fee the Certified Mail can be sent Restricted Delivery.  For a break down of postage fees, please refer to the current rates according to the United States Postal Service.  

The filing fee must be paid, the subpoena must have the courts seal, and a Clerk or Judges signature must be on the subpoena before personal service can be attempted. 

To access forms for Witness Subpoenas and Subpoenas for Production of Evidence please select from the options below:

Please refer to the Guidelines for Clerks for understanding of what a clerk may or may not do to assist a party.

Disclaimer:  The information and forms available on this website are not intended as legal advice and should not be considered as such; they are provided for reference ONLY.  Consult an attorney for legal advice.

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