Records subpoena (Subpoena duces tecum)

Obtain records and documents in Minnesota.

Records subpoena in Minnesota: How to get one

In a lawsuit, it’s essential to have indisputable evidence to support your case. If you are an out-of-state lawyer seeking a subpoena duces tecum for records located in Minnesota, you’ll need a Minnesota subpoena form to do so. In this way, you can successfully subpoena records located in Minnesota to support litigation pending in a different state. There a couple of ways to obtain a Minnesota subpoena form for records. Here are the options.

  • You can download the Minnesota civil subpoena form online at the Minnesota Judicial Branch website under court forms
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Need a Minnesota subpoena for records?

If you need a Minnesota subpoena for records, our trained and experienced subpoena service professionals are more than equipped to handle it for you. We have the expertise to prepare the Minnesota Civil Subpoena form CIV101 and inspect it to ensure all procedural requirements are met. You can rest easy knowing that your Minnesota records subpoena is in good hands and will be handled with the utmost care and attention.

Need a Minnesota subpoena for foreign deposition?

In Minnesota, a subpoena that orders someone to produce business records and personal documents in their possession can also command a non-party witness to testify at a foreign deposition in Minnesota. For more information, see Foreign deposition in Minnesota: How to get one.

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Subpoena preparation

Legal Process Minnesota receives and reviews your records subpoena for completeness, then we correctly prepare a Minnesota civil records subpoena in conformity with Minnesota law.

Establish jurisdiction

Legal Process Minnesota hand delivers your subpoena packet to the relevant Minnesota court administrator for issuance; expediting the timeline and accuracy of domesticating a foreign subpoena. We pay the Minnesota court subpoena filing fee.

Service of Process

A process server from Legal Process Minnesota delivers and serves the records subpoena. We include three service attempts on one person at one address. Our mileage, and a 20-minute wait time, when needed, are also covered.

Speedy turnaround

Generally, three days are sufficient for us to issue and serve a foreign subpoena in Minnesota. The process server makes every effort to serve the subpoena soon after issuance, though 5 days are standard for routine process service.

Verification and confirmation

When the Service of Process is complete, you’ll receive a confirmation notice by email. Then, a copy of the Affidavit or Return of Service is scanned and emailed to you before the original document is mailed to you.

Cancel anytime

When you notify us of cancellation, you receive a refund to the payment method used, excluding the amount we are charged for the transaction fee. A refund applies when then the Minnesota court has yet to issue a foreign subpoena or process service has not been attempted.