Petit Jury - Terms of Service

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You are “on call” for 2 weeks, and must call once a week (usually on Monday) to verify your reporting instructions.  Call after 7:00 p.m. the night before you are scheduled to report to confirm that your attendance is required. Not all jurors will need to report.

If you are a juror who lives 80 miles or more (one-way) from the courthouse, refer to Subsistence Information.

Most trials last an average of 4-5 days. However, the court requires you to be available for 8 business days. The judge will explain to you the days and times you must report for service. If by the end of the day you are NOT selected to be a juror, your service will be completed. If you ARE selected as a juror, your service will be completed upon the trial’s conclusion.

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