Request to be Excused from Jury Service
Hardship on your employer does not excuse you from jury service.
Hardship because you are the sole proprietor of a business does not excuse you from jury service.
Hardship because your employer does not pay you for your time absent from work performing jury service does not excuse you from jury service.
You may request that your jury service be postponed to a more convenient time for these reasons, but you will not be excused from jury service for these reasons.
Employers are not required by law to pay their employees regular salary when on jury duty, although some do.
How to Request to be Excused
Use our On-Line Juror Response System to request to be excused from jury service. Click the button below to get started, and then enter your Juror ID Number, found in the upper right corner of your summons, and your date of birth to access the system. Select the option on the left to Request to be Excused from Jury Service.
You may also request to be excused by mail. Complete the Excuse Request section on your summons, and return it to the address in the upper left corner of your summons. Include any requested information such as a doctor's note.