Filing a Discovery Subpoena

If the defendant was ordered to pay the judgment within 21 days or disclose information to you and hasn't done either, you can file a Discovery Subpoena to obtain the new information.  You must wait 21 days after your judgment was entered to file for discovery.

  • Complete the front of the Discovery Subpoena Form (PDF). There is a $15 filing fee.
  • The Affidavit for Judgment Debtor Examination on the back of the form must be signed in front of a Notary or court clerk.
  • The Judge must sign the subpoena before it's effective.
  • The subpoena must be personally served on the defendant
  • There may be additional fees for this service.
  • The plaintiff and defendant are both required to appear at a Discovery Hearing.