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Rule 178. Service Of Subpoenas (1978)


Subpoenas may be executed and returned at any time by the sheriff or constable, or by any other person who is not a party and is not less than eighteen years of age, and shall be served by delivering a copy of such subpoena to the witness; and service thereof may be accepted by any witness by a written memorandum, signed by such witness, attached to the subpoena.

Amended by order of July 11, 1977, eff. Jan. 1, 1978: States who may serve a subpoena.

Prior Amendments Future Amendments
Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941 Repealed by order of Aug. 4, 1998, and Nov. 9, 1998, eff. Jan. 1, 1999. See Rule 176.5.
March 19, 1957, eff. Sept. 1, 1957