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Debtor’s Fifth Amendment Claim Denied (access required)

A Hanover County Circuit Court denies defendant’s motion to quash a summons for debtor’s interrogatories and subpoena duces tecum, in which debtor asserts his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. There is no blanket Fifth Amendment right to refuse to answer questions in noncriminal proceedings. The privilege must be specifically claimed on a particular question and the ...