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JURY SERVICE INFORMATION


For General Information please call 718-262-7200


For Queens Jury Locations and Directions

 

AS OF JANUARY 1, 1996,
THERE ARE NO LONGER ANY EXEMPTIONS FROM JURY DUTY


Pursuant to Section 500 of the Judiciary Law:

“It is the policy of this state that all litigants in the courts of this state entitled to trial by jury shall have the right to grand and petit juries selected at random from a fair cross-section of the community in the country or other governmental subdivision wherein the court convenes; and that all eligible citizens have the opportunity to serve on grand and petit juries in the courts of this state, and shall have an obligation to serve when summoned for that purpose, unless excused.”

 

 

ONE IS NOT QUALIFIED TO SERVE AS A JUROR:(click on the link for further information)

  1. If you are not an American Citizen
  2. If you are not a resident of Queens County
  3. If you have served on jury duty within the past 4 years
  4. If you have been convicted of a felony
  5. If you are under the age of 18 years or over the age of 75 years.

CONDITIONAL EXEMPTIONS / POSTPONEMENTS:(click on the link for further information)

  1. Care-giver of a Child
  2. Care-giver of a Disabled Person
  3. Deceased
  4. Language
  5. Medical Conditions
  6. Military Service
  7. Postponements

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

More information on Queens County Jury Service, including the daily call-in message is available at:www.nyjuror.gov