Each year, the State Election Commission provides our county with a list of potential jurors. The names are collected from voter registrations, drivers license and state issued identification cards. Jurors for each term are then selected through random computer selection. Notices are mailed approximately 30 days in advance of the term.
Jurors are to park in any available parking spaces around the courthouse that are not designated. Jurors are to report to the 2nd floor main courtroom.
Jurors are paid $20.00 per day for each day they have to appear at the courthouse. Juror checks are usually mailed by the end of the week or the first of the following week after service. An excuse is available for any juror at the clerk of court office after your service has concluded.
It is up to each employer whether they pay you while you are on jury duty. You will need to check with your employer to see what their policy is.
We have an answering machine available for jurors to call in to see when they are needed. The judge for your term will give you instructions as to when you will need to call. Unless it is a special term of court, jury duty usually lasts only for one week.