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So you have been served with a grand jury subpoena. What does this mean?

Posted by on Feb 7, 2013 in Grand Jury Subpoena, Served

A federal grand jury is a body composed of ordinary citizens (from 16 to 23 of them) that meets regularly to determine whether probably cause exists to charge individuals or organizations with a crime. The grand jury is guided in its charging decisions by a federal prosecutor, either one assigned to a United States Attorney’s Office or to the Department of Justice. A grand jury has broad power to investigate potential criminal offenses