QLD Should I Subpoena Pregnancy Records from Hospital?

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Adam2100

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Hi,

How should I write a subpoena to get pregnancy records from the hospital?

Thank you in advance.
 

MartyK

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Is the baby born yet?
 

MartyK

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You firstly need to seek leave of the Court to issue the subpoena. Have you done this?

I'm not sure how the pregnancy records, of a 4 year old child, could be at all relevant to a case?
 
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Hayder Shkara

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Just confirming what marty says above:

1. There needs to be an active case in court to issue a subpoena

2. You need to show that the subpoena needs to be relevant to the case.
 
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MartyK

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Just confirming what marty says above:

1. There needs to be an active case in court to issue a subpoena

2. You need to show that the subpoena needs to be relevant to the case.

Far better explained! :)
 

Tim W

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Just confirming what marty says above:

1. There needs to be an active case in court to issue a subpoena

2. You need to show that the subpoena needs to be relevant to the case.
Or, to put it another way...
"Subpoena? What for?"