Quicklinks

 

Texas Counties Deliver

Juror Reporting

 


Jurors reporting for the week of August 10 click here for the COVID-19 Jury Trial Operating Plan.

Jurors reporting for the week of August 17 click here for the COVID-19 Jury Trial Operating Plan.


           
                                       

You are encouraged to arrive early for jury duty:

(1)To allow time to find parking and
(2)All persons are required to have a Photo ID

IMPORTANT:  READ ALL INFORMATION ON THE JURY SUMMONS
AND BRING ENTIRE SUMMONS WITH YOU TO COURT

Proper Clothing Required:  All persons entering the courtroom should
be dressed in clothing reasonably befitting the dignity and
solemnity of the court proceedings
.


       

           
WHEN REPORTING FOR JURY DUTY PLEASE BRING YOUR OFFICIAL JURY SUMMONS CARD, A PHOTO ID AND A BALL POINT PEN.

A JUROR QUESTIONNAIRE IS MANDATED BY GOVERNMENT CODE, SECTION 62.0132.  YOU WILL BE GIVEN A QUESTIONNAIRE UPON ARRIVAL. 

*TO SAVE TIME YOU MAY PRINT AND COMPLETE THE QUESTIONNAIRE PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL FOR JURY DUTY. THE QUESTIONNAIRE CAN BE FOUND HERE


JUROR’S RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Right to Reemployment:  An employer may not discharge, threaten to discharge, intimidate or coerce any permanent employee because the employee serves as a juror, or for the employee’s attendance or scheduled attendance in connection with the service, in any court in the United States. An employee who is discharged, threatened with discharge, intimidated or coerced in violation of this section is entitled to return to the same employment that the employee held when summoned for jury service if the employee, as soon as practical after release from jury service, gives the employer actual notice that the employee intends to return. (Civil Practice and Remedies Code, Section 122.001).

Failure to Answer Summons and Provision of False Information:  A person who fails to comply with this summons, or who knowingly provides false information in a request for an exemption or to be excused from jury service, is subject to a contempt action punishable by a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $1,000 (Government Code, Section 62.0141).  Additionally, a person shall be fined not less than $100 nor more than $500 if the person: (1) fails to attend court in obedience to this summons without reasonable excuse; or (2) files a false claim of exemption from jury service. (Government Code, Section 62.111; see also Code of Criminal Procedure, Article 35.01).


                                                  www.americanjuror.org