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In order for a person to serve as a juror they must meet certain qualifications. The qualifications are listed on Page 4 of your jury summons. Unlike exemptions, if you do not meet all the qualifications you cannot serve on a jury and you must complete Page 4 and return it to the Court Administrator’s Office.

A person is qualified to serve as a juror if that person:

  1. Is at least 18 years old.
  2. Is a citizen of the United States, this state and of the county in which one is to serve as a juror.
  3. Is qualified under the constitution and laws to vote in the county in which one is to serve as a juror.
  4. Is of sound mind and good moral character.
  5. Is able to read and write. (This includes those unable to speak English).
  6. Has not served as a petit juror for 6 days in the preceding 6 months in a district court or 6 days in the preceding 3 months in a county court.
  7. Has not been convicted of a theft or any felony.
  8. Is not under indictment or other legal accusation for a theft or any felony.