Appearing for Jury Duty
Your summons will have the date, time, and
location where you are required to appear. You must call the number
listed on your summons or check the main Jury page after 5:30 pm the day before
your appearance date to confirm that you must appear. Some groups may
not need to appear at all, and sometimes groups will be postponed to a
different time or day of the week. |
| The main Jury page on our
website lists groups that are scheduled to appear. From the Home page,
click the Jury Duty button at the top, and look for the information in the
Confirm your appearance over the phone
Call the Jury Services number
listed on your summons or (707) 463-4663 or (707) 961-6288 to hear recorded information based
on whether you must appear.|
Where to appear|
Addresses and maps to the courthouses are printed on your summons.
You may also click the city name below for on-line information.
Ukiah - Report to the Jury Assembly Room, located on the ground floor of
Fort Bragg - Check in with the court clerk's office and wait in the lobby
area in front of the courtroom for instructions.
Parking instructions are located on the back page of the jury summons.
Maps of allowed parking areas are included. In Ukiah, you must use the
parking pass printed on the back page. In Fort Bragg,
you do not. Place it on the dashboard of your car and park free in any
two or five hour zone. If a parking meter is present, do not deposit money.
Do not park in any 90 minute zone. Any citation received for parking
violations is the responsibility of the juror.
Ukiah Juror Parking
Area Map (PDF)
Attendance and Assignment|
On the first day of duty, please bring your summons with you. The
back side has questions that you must answer.
Plan to attend court as a juror all day from approximately 9:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. Due to the nature of the court process, there are often periods of
waiting. It is advisable to bring something to read or a notebook computer
(see below). There are brief recesses throughout the day and a break for
Please dress in a manner consistent with the traditional dignity of the
superior court. Please see Local Court Rule 2.9 for further information
regarding courtroom attire.
If you require special accommodations, please call the jury clerk's
office. Wheelchair access ramps, assistive listening devices, and restrooms
Wireless Internet Access
Free wireless Internet access (802.11b and 802.11g) is available in Ukiah
and Fort Bragg for use while you are waiting to be called into the
courtroom. You will not be allowed to use your computer in the
courtroom or deliberation room. While we provide
connection instructions, we cannot
assist you with troubleshooting connection issues. Wired connections
are not available.|
Term of service|
The court's term of service is the duration of
one day or one trial. Jurors not sworn to serve on a trial and not ordered
to return for subsequent days of jury selection, at the end of the first day
of service, will have completed their jury service for one year.|
Payment for Jury Service|
serving jury duty are paid fees and
mileage reimbursement of $15.00 per day commencing
on the second
day service, plus mileage at
$0.34 per mile. |
Verification of Service|
Certification of your appearance for jury duty
is required by some employers and will be furnished to you by a jury clerk
if requested. |
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