Prospective jurors will receive notification and instructions from the courts pertaining to jury duty.

You may be excused from jury service if you have completed a term of jury service in the twenty-four (24) months preceding the date you are summoned. 

See also Jury Rules for the State of Indiana.




Frequently Asked Questions about Jury Duty:

Q. Am I paid for being a juror? How much?
A. If you are called to come in, you will be paid $15.00 each day until the jury is chosen, plus mileage to and from the court. If you are chosen to serve on the jury, you will be paid $40.00 per day for each day served on the jury, plus mileage.

Q. When do I get paid?
A. Approximately 60 days from the end of your three month term.

Q. How long is a term?
A. Three (3) months. You may be called for jury duty at any time during that term.

Q. What if I have a hardship the day I am summoned?
A. The court must be contacted immediately and the court will decide if you should be excused for that day.

Q. What if I just don't show up?
A. The court may issue a bench warrant for your arrest.

Q. What if I lost my questionnaire?
A. Notify the court and they will provide a second questionnaire.



Please notify the Court if you have any of the following changes during your term:

  1. Address Change.

  2. Employment Change.

  3. Name Change.

  4. Vacation time that you failed to put on your questionnaire.

  5. Any family emergencies.

  6. Any medical emergencies.


Last updated: 8/27/2007 1:41:39 PM
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