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California Code of Civil Procedure Section 1986

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1986.  A subpoena is obtainable as follows:
   (a) To require attendance before a court, or at the trial of an
issue therein, or upon the taking of a deposition in an action or
proceeding pending therein, it is obtainable from the clerk of the
court in which the action or proceeding is pending.
   (b) To require attendance before a commissioner appointed to take
testimony by a court of a foreign country, or of the United States,
or of any other state in the United States, or before any officer or
officers empowered by the laws of the United States to take
testimony, it may be obtained from the clerk of the superior court of
the county in which the witness is to be examined.
   (c) To require attendance out of court, in cases not provided for
in subdivision (a), before a judge, justice, or other officer
authorized to administer oaths or take testimony in any matter under
the laws of this state, it is obtainable from the judge, justice, or
other officer before whom the attendance is required.
   If the subpoena is to require attendance before a court, or at the
trial of an issue therein, it is obtainable from the clerk, as of
course, upon the application of the party desiring it. If it is
obtained to require attendance before a commissioner or other officer
upon the taking of a deposition, it must be obtained, as of course,
from the clerk of the superior court of the county wherein the
attendance is required upon the application of the party requiring
it.
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