Welcome! Jury Service is both an honor and a duty of citizenship. As a juror, you will have the opportunity to observe, participate in, and increase your knowledge about the operation of our court system and the judicial branch of government. Those who serve find it to be a rewarding experience and we anticipate that you will also.
Thank you for serving.
Failure to Report
Jurors who fail to report as summoned are subject to penalties, including fines and imprisonment. Call the jury manager.
If you have questions about your jury service, please call:
Atlantic City Office 609-594-3341
Mays Landing Office 609-909-8056
Grand Jury Office 609-909-8049
Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Policy
Please advise the Jury Manager if you require an accommodation in order to serve. The TTY Number is: 609-909-8241. Direct your message Att: Maria Waldman, Jury Manager.
Jurors must wear clothing appropriate for an appearance in court. Shorts, T-shirts, or clothing containing statements or offensive symbols are not permitted. In addition, work uniforms, including police uniforms, should not be worn.
If You Are Selected As A Juror
Other Factors Relating to Your Juror Service
The courthouse is a non-smoking facility. You may smoke outside the main entrance. If you do so, please inform jury staff so that we are aware of your location at all times.
Please be aware that N.J.S.A.2B:20-17 protects jurors from employment related retaliation and provides for the possibility of both criminal and civil sanctions.
For courthouse closings call: Atlantic City : 609-343-2227 Mays Landing: 609-909-8050. (Petit and Grand Jurors) Listen to local radio stations, or access the judiciary's website at http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/closings.htm.
Term of Service
Petit jurors must call, check the recorded message, or check the website each evening prior to your service to obtain instructions regarding whether you must report. If you are selected, you must remain for the duration of jury selection process, and the trial. Once your service is completed, you will not be eligible to be selected to serve again for 3 years.
Grand jurors' reporting date and time will be listed on the summons. Grand Jurors do not call the recorded message or check the website prior to their service. The term of service for Grand Jurors is one day a week for a 10 week period.