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Excuse / Postponement / Partial Excuse

IMPORTANT: You must complete your Jury Information Form before your request will be processed.

How do I submit a request for Excuse?
How do I request a request for Postponement?
How do I submit request for a Partial Excuse?

 

  1. How do I submit a request for Excuse?
    To request to be excused from jury service fill out the Jury Information Form, located at the bottom of the summons, or on-line using eJuror.

    Upon request, the Jury Clerk may excuse the following occupational classes or groups of people from jury service:

    • Persons over 70 years of age.
    • Persons who served as a Grand or Petit Juror in the last two (2) years.
    • Persons having active care of a child or children under 10 years of age whose health and/or safety would be jeopardized by the jury service, or a person who is essential to the care of aged or infirm person(s).
    • Persons who serve without compensation as a volunteer firefighter or member of a rescue squad or ambulance crew for a federal, state or local government agency.

    IMPORTANT: Requests for excusal must be submitted in writing by the person summoned (not your employer). Requests for excusal must be submitted before you receive a Notice to Report; the Jury Clerk cannot grant you an excuse once you have been issued a Notice to Report.

  2. How do I submit a request to postpone my jury service?
    To request to be postponed from jury service fill out the Jury Information Form, located at the bottom of the summons, or on-line using eJuror.

    Upon request, the Jury Clerk may grant postponement of jury service for the following:

    • Persons with a health problem. You must submit a letter from your doctor to support this request.
    • Persons who are enrolled as a full-time student. You must provide an unofficial copy of your transcript.
    • Persons with other extenuating circumstances.

    Write a letter or send an email stating specifically why you need to be postponed or use the Excuse/Postpone/Partial Excuse option in eJuror to submit your request. Please include the date that you will be available.

    IMPORTANT: Requests for postponement must be submitted in writing by the person summoned (not your employer). Requests for postponement must be submitted before you receive a Notice to Report; the Jury Clerk cannot grant you postponement once you have been issued a Notice to Report.

  3. How do I submit a Partial Excuse Request?
    To request a partial excuse from jury service, fill out the Jury Information Form, located at the bottom of the summons, or on-line using eJuror.

    Upon request, the Jury Clerk may grant a partial excuse of jury service for the following:

    • Vacations
    • Medical Appointments
    • Appointments that cannot be rescheduled or changed

    You can submit your partial excuse request by email, mail or in eJuror. Excuse requests are not accepted by phone. Please keep the Jury Clerk informed of any changes in your availability.

    IMPORTANT: Requests for a partial excuse must be submitted before you receive a Notice to Report; the Jury Clerk cannot grant you a partial excuse once you have been issued a Notice to Report.