What happens if your summoned as a witness and don't show up?

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My ex-girlfriend was arrested for domestic assault on me. She's actually the one who called the police. I never wanted her arrested and I didn't press any charges. Well the trial for her is next week and I got a summons in the mail to be a witness. I know the summons is a standard form that says if you fail to appear, a warrant can be put out for your arrest, but does MA really do that in a situation like this?

Stan Helinski / McKinley Law Group Answered 8 years ago | Contributor
Stan Helinski / McKinley Law Group Answered 8 years ago | Contributor
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