What happens if I do not respond to a subpoena?

Because a subpoena is a court order, you are required to appear unless released by the attorney who issued the subpoena. The judge has the authority to issue arrest warrants for witnesses found in contempt of court for failing to respond to a court order. Lack of transportation to court is not an excuse for release from a subpoena; not responding to a court subpoena can result in criminal charges.

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1. Can you provide me with legal advice?
2. I received a subpoena; what does it mean?
3. What happens if I do not respond to a subpoena?
4. I have responded to a subpoena; what can I expect in court?
5. I already gave a statement to law enforcement; why do I have to testify in court?
6. As a victim or witness, do I have to go to court?
7. I am a victim of a crime; how do I drop the charges?
8. What is the difference between restitution and reparations?
9. What is the difference between bail and bond?
10. Who do I contact regarding a landlord/tenant issue?
11. How do I determine if a defendant is still in custody?
12. How do I obtain a copy of a police report?
13. I have been called for jury duty; what do I do?
14. How do I contest or pay a traffic ticket?