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CARE-GIVER OF A CHILD


If you are the unemployed parent or guardian and main care-giver of a child under 14 years of age and are requesting to be postponed or excused, please submit a copy of your youngest child’s birth certificate.

If you are employed on a part-time basis or during night hours, please submit a copy of your youngest child’s birth certificate and a letter from your employer stating the days and hours of your employment.

Please Note -
Only one parent is entitled to the care-giver exemption.
Grandparents are only exempt from serving if they have documentation verifying full custody of the minor child

 

 

 

 

Please mail proof, along with completed questionnaire or jury summons to:

Queens Division of Jurors
Civil Court Building
89-17 Sutphin Boulevard, Room 244
Jamaica, New York 11435
Office - (718) 262-7200

 

 

 

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