Who can be excused from jury service?

You are entitled to be excused as a juror if you: 

  • Are over 75 years of age
  • Have legal custody of a child under 10 years of age and jury service would leave the child unsupervised
  • Are a student in class
  • Are the caretaker of a person who is unable to care for themselves
  • Can show a physical or mental impairment or an inability to comprehend or communicate in English

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1. Why is jury service important?
2. What is my duty as a juror?
3. How was I selected?
4. Am I eligible?
5. Who is not eligible to serve on a jury?
6. Who can be excused from jury service?
7. What are the different types of cases?
8. Must my employer pay me while I am on jury duty?
9. Who can have a jury trial?
10. Are there rules about jury conduct?