A witness, served with a subpoena, must attend at the time appointed, with any papers under his control lawfully required by the subpoena, and answer all pertinent and legal questions; and, unless sooner discharged, must remain until the testimony is closed.

(Amended by Stats. 1907, Ch. 395.)

Terms Used In California Code of Civil Procedure 2064

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.