Nebraska Revised Statute 25-1229

Chapter 25 Section 1229

25-1229.

Subpoena; disobedience; refusal to testify or sign deposition; contempt.

Disobedience of a subpoena, or a refusal to be sworn, or to answer as a witness, or to subscribe a deposition, when lawfully ordered, may be punished as a contempt of the court or officer by whom his attendance or testimony is required.

Source

  • R.S.1867, Code § 356, p. 453;
  • R.S.1913, § 7921;
  • C.S.1922, § 8863;
  • C.S.1929, § 20-1229;
  • R.S.1943, § 25-1229.

Annotations

  • Justice of peace before whom deposition is taken may punish as contempt refusal to be sworn or to answer questions. In re Hammond, 83 Neb. 636, 120 N.W. 203 (1909).

  • Notary public may commit for contempt witness refusing to answer. Dogge v. State, 21 Neb. 272, 31 N.W. 929 (1887).