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Jury Duty

The right to a trial by jury is the privilege of every person in the United States, whether that person is a citizen or not. This right is guaranteed by both the U.S. and California Constitutions.

Trials, which allow two or more parties to settle disputes, are decided by a judge alone or decided by a jury. The role of the jury is to make an impartial decision based on information presented during the criminal or civil trial.

For more information, see the California Jurors web site.



You DO NOT need to appear, all trials have been cancelled.

Thank you! 

Pursuant to CCP 613

Use of electronic devices is allowed while you are waiting, however, cell phones, laptops, tables, and other electronic devices must be powered off before you enter the courtroom. 

Should you be selected to serve on a jury, you will not be allowed to bring any electronic device into the deliberation room with you.

Reading your Summons How to read the summons
  Postponing your service
  How to request to be excused
  How your name was selected for jury service
Appearing for Jury Duty Juror parking
  Attendance and assignment
  Wireless Internet access
  Term of Service
  Payment for jury service
  Verification of service
If you did not appear... Missed appearance date
  If you fail to contact the court

On-Line Jury Services

On Line Juror Self Service - Check your service and payment status, request postponement, or print confirmation of service.

More questions?  Check our FAQ's or Contact us.

We do not ask for your financial information
Jury staff of the superior courts do not ask past or prospective jurors for financial information such as credit card, and bank account information or personal information like Social Security Numbers. Please do not provide this type of information to anyone claiming to be associated with the courts. Please contact us if you receive this type of request.
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