Prospective jurors may be excused from serving by writing a note on the back of the summons and returning it to the address listed below, or make a request online for one of the following circumstances:
Full-time student - proof of college status
Active military service
Age of juror - 70 years or older
Non-resident of Jackson County - include copy of driver's license or other document proving non-residency
Jury service within the past 12 months (attendance with pay)
Prior felony convictions
Additional reasons you may be excused from jury service include:
A physical or mental impairment - must have doctor's statement confirming impairment.
Requests to excuse must be received 10 days prior to your service date. You will receive confirmation by mail.