FAQs: JURY

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  • What do I do after the first day of jury service?

    After you have reported for jury service, you will be given detailed instructions as to what you should do. Federal Jury Duty is two-week telephone standby. Please do not come to the court unless you have been chosen for a case or the automated telephone instructions instruct you to do so.

  • What number number do I call if I have an emergency and cannot report for jury duty?

    After you have reported for jury service, you will be given detailed instructions as to what you should do in case of an emergency.

  • Do we have to come here on the weekend for jury service?

    Court is not in session for jury selections on the weekend.

  • How long will I be here today for jury selections?

    Depending on when all jury selections have been completed, in most cases, you will be released before 5:00pm.

  • How long will it take to get my jury service check?

    Your check should be mailed to you in less than 8 weeks.

  • How long will it take to get a certificate of attendance?

    Proof of service showing each day you reported will be mailed immediately at the end of your term of service.

  • The name/address on my summons is wrong. What do I need to do?

    Please Update your address on the Juror Response Form at the bottom of your summons, and mail the form back to the court as soon as possible.

  • How will you know I live in a two-fare zone?

    Payment is computed automatically by your zip code.

  • Do I submit my LIRR receipts?

    No, public transportation is computed automatically. Only parking, bridge EZPass and/or toll receipts are needed. Please print your name, address and summons date on the back of all receipts that you submit.

  • What do I do if I served as a juror in another courthouse?

    If you served any time within the past two (2) years, you must contact (or go to) that courthouse where you previously served and get proof that you served.

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