Mystic Valley Constable Services, a division of Snider & D'Amato, is authorized to issue and serve subpoenas of any kind throughout Massachusetts. Whether you're an attorney or pro-se (self represented), we can help you subpoena a person, business or records for any court action, hearing or deposition as well as "out of state" court cases.
Subpoenas for Unemployment, DIA and DTA Hearings
Subpoenas for "Out of State" cases
Subpoenas for records
Have a Subpoena Served:
If you already have a subpoena that you need served in Massachusetts, you may fax, email, mail or drop it off for service. Subpoenas are served immediately and usually completed same day depending on circumstances. In addition, we make frequent trips to the major Registered Agents in Boston such as CT Corporation and Corporation Services Company. It is recommended to call or email us first to obtain the service fee. Our office will pay any necessary witness fees to the witness upon service as required and include the fee in your bill. We will also notarize your subpoena if necessary and a valid proof of service affidavit will be provided for each subpoena served. To proceed, please included a cover letter with both your contact information as well the recipient's and submit with your subpoena to:
To request a subpoena to issue, you must be a party of a pending court case, unemployment, DTA or DIA hearing or be an attorney. It is recommended that you contact us first to discuss the nature of your case and obtain a fee quote. You must then complete a "Subpoena request Form" and submit it via fax, email, mail or drop it off using the above contact information. A Notary Public will prepare and issue the subpoena and one of our constables will serve it. We offer flat rate packages for issuing and serving subpoenas in Massachusetts.
The procedure for requesting a subpoena for an "out of state" case is the same as above however you must have a commission from the court in your respective state appointing a "commissioner" to hold the deposition in MA (*See M.G.L. Chapter 233 Section 45 below). The commission is necessary even if you are only interested in obtaining records. If you do not wish to hold the deposition, the witness can be directed in the subpoena to forward the requested records in lieu of his/ her attendance and subsequently cancelling the deposition. If you have the commission and are ready to proceed, please print and complete a "Subpoena Request Form" and submit it with a copy of the commission via email, fax, mail or drop off using the above contact information.
* Massachusetts General Laws Ch. 233 § 45 Deposition for use in another state - A person may be summoned and compelled, in like manner and under the
same penalties as are provided for a witness before a court, to give his
deposition in a cause pending in a court of any other state or
government. Such deposition may be taken before a justice of the peace
or a notary public in the commonwealth, or before a commissioner
appointed under the authority of the state or government in which the
action is pending. If the deposition is taken before such commissioner,
the witness may be summoned and compelled to appear before him by
process from a justice of the peace or a notary public in the
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