Juries play an important and crucial role in our country's democratic process. Without them, our legal system would grind to a halt. Your help is essential in ensuring that all citizens are available to serve on juries when called. California law says you are qualified to be a juror if you: Are a U.S. Citizen. « Are at least 18 years old.
« Can understand English enough to understand and discuss the case.
« Are a resident of the county that sent you the jury summons.
« Have not served on a jury in the last 12 months.
« Are not currently on a grand jury or on another trial jury
« Are not under a conservatorship
« Have had your civil rights restored if you were convicted of a felony or malfeasance while holding public office. No one is exempt because of his or her job, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or economic status. If you are qualified, please follow the directions on your summons and call in or report as instructed. Read More »