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SECTION 610.30
Securing attendance of witnesses by subpoena; where subpoena may be served
Criminal Procedure (CPL) CHAPTER 11-A, PART 3, TITLE R, ARTICLE 610
§ 610.30 Securing attendance of witnesses by subpoena; where subpoena

may be served.

1. A subpoena of any criminal court, issued pursuant to section
610.20, may be served anywhere in the county of issuance or anywhere in
an adjoining county.

2. A subpoena of a superior court or of a superior court judge
sitting as a local criminal court, issued pursuant to section 610.20,
may be served anywhere in the state.

3. A subpoena of a district court or of the New York City criminal
court, issued pursuant to section 610.20, may be served anywhere in the
state; provided that, if such subpoena is issued by a prosecutor or by
an attorney for a defendant, it may be served in a county other than the
county of issuance or an adjoining county only if such court, upon
application of such prosecutor or attorney, endorses upon such subpoena
an order for the attendance of the witness.

4. A subpoena of a city court or a town court or a village court,
issued pursuant to section 610.20, may be served in a county other than
the one of issuance or an adjoining county if a judge of a superior
court, upon application of the issuing court or the district attorney or
an attorney for the defendant, endorses upon such subpoena an order for
the attendance of the witness.