Jury Service

CLERK OF STATE COURT



Juror Services Reporting Instructions

SCAM ALERT INVOLVING PRE-PAID DEBIT CARDS
The Clerk of State Court's office will NOT have anyone call you in regards to an outstanding warrant, nor ask you for pre-paid debit cards to pay for missing jury duty. This is a SCAM. If you have any questions as to a validity of a claim, please contact the Clerk of State Court's office @ 912-554-7325 PRIOR to submitting any funds.


The jurors summoned for State Court for
Monday,
January 30th, 2017 are required
to appear at this time.  Please check back after 6:00 p.m. on
Friday, January 27th, 2017 for further instructions.


The jurors summoned for State Court for
Monday,
February 27th, 2017 are required
to appear at this time.  Please check back after 6:00 p.m. on Friday,
February 24th, 2017 for further instructions.


The jurors summoned for State Court for
Monday,
March 27th, 2017 are required
to appear at this time.  Please check back after 6:00 p.m. on Friday,
March 24th, 2017 for further instructions.
 



* IF YOU RECEIVED A JURY SUMMONS FROM THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT,
YOU MUST CONTACT THEM AT
(912) 554.7272.

STATE COURT JURY SERVICE INFORMATION:


Frequently asked questions

Can I bring my child/children with me?
The courthouse does not have child care facilities and children are not allowed in the courtrooms, so jurors need to make arrangements for childcare prior to the morning of juror service.
Will I be paid for being a juror?
Yes. You will receive a check for $30.00 for the first day and each day afterwards, if you are selected to be a juror for a trial.

I lost my summons for juror service. What should I do?
Please contact the office at (912) 554.7325 as soon as possible, so that a deputy clerk can verify which date and which court you are summoned for.
  • Why is jury service important?
    The United States Constitution and the Georgia Constitution guarantee all people, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, or economic status, the right to a trial by a jury.
  • What is my duty as a juror?
    As a juror, you must remain fair and impartial.
  • Who can be excused from jury service?
    For State Court Jury Service: You may inquire as to an excusal or deferral by contacting the Judge of State Court's office @ 912-554-7352. Mail documentation in reference to excusal or deferral to Judge of State Court, 701 H Street, Suite 105, Brunswick, Georgia 31520.
  • Where do I report for jury service?
    Please report no later than 8:45 a.m. on the day of your jury service to the State Court Courtroom, located in the New Glynn County Courthouse on the 1st floor.