Jury

Reporting
You must call (850) 342-0218, then dial *300 for reporting instructions.

Length of Service
Your first day of service is normally limited to jury selection. All juries for trial scheduled during the week are selected on the first day of service, and you will be instructed when to return for trial.

Attire
The dress code for court is general business attire. Casual attire is acceptable. However, you should not wear tank tops, shorts or flip-flops.

American Disabilities Act (ADA)
If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact (850) 342-0218 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this jury summons; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771.

Excusals
You may complete the Juror Excusal and Postponement form that is included in your jury summons packet, if you qualify for the excuses listed. Otherwise, follow the instructions on the form. If you need additional information, or have an emergency situation that will prevent you from jury service, contact our office.

Payment for Jury Service
If you will receive regular pay from your employer during jury service, you are not entitled to compensation for the first three days of jury service. If you will not receive regular pay, you are entitled to receive $15 per day for the first three days of service. All jurors will receive $30 on the fourth day and each day thereafter. The Juror Compensation form included with your jury summons must be completed and turned into the Clerk when you report.

Parking
Juror parking is provided in the parking lot adjacent to the Jefferson County Courthouse
 

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