NOTE: THIS MESSAGE DOES NOT APPLY TO JURORS WHO ARE PRESENTLY SERVING ON A CASE (I.E. EMPANELLED JURORS WHO ARE ON A TRIAL). YOU MUST FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS OF THE JUDGE'S REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS.
THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014
ALL JURORS SCHEDULED TO REPORT ON THE ABOVE DATE ARE NOT TO REPORT, THIS ALSO INCLUDES THOSE WHO ARE POSTPONED.
PLEASE CALL THE INCLEMENT WEATHER HOTLINE AT 201-527-2279, BEFORE REPORTING FOR JURY DUTY.
*******JUROR PARKING AS OF JULY 29, 2013*******
Effective July 29, 2013, jurors will notice changes in general parking and building access procedures at the Bergen County Justice Center. The existing parking lot located on Court Street will be closed due to construction.
Jurors and courthouse visitors will be able to park at the new location:
Location: 150 River Street, Hackensack, NJ - The Record News Lot
Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Fees: Free for Jurors. Jury Department will validate juror parking. Bring ticket with you.
Bus Shuttle Services: Jurors must use the specially marked Juror Shuttle Bus which will run at 15 min. intervals. Access to the Juror Shuttle Bus requires jurors to show juror badges or letter from Jury Dept. The handicap parking spaces are also avaialble. Shuttle bus is also handicap accessible.
Stops: From 150 River Street, Hackensack to Court Street entrance of Court House.
NOTE: YOU MAY ALSO BRING YOUR LAPTOPS AS WE OFFER FREE WI-FI SERVICES.
We have been notified by the Bergen County Sheriff that Bergen County residents have received telephone calls from individuals claiming to be law enforcement. The caller stated that bench warrants have been issued for failing to report for jury duty and in order to dismiss the warrant you must immediately pay a fine or face arrest. Please be advised that these are not legitimate telephone calls and they are a scam. In the event you receive a call please obtain as much information from the caller and notify your local police department or the Bergen County Sheriff’s Dept. (201) 646-2222. If you have any questions please call our jury management office at (201) 527-2290.
Term of Service
Petit jury service is for one trial. If you are selected for a trial, you must must must remain for the duration of the trial and must return to the Courthouse until that trial is completed. If you are not selected to serve on a trial by the end of the day, you are dismissed.
Please check the website or call 201-527-2299 to find out if you will be needed on that day. On-call jurors must report to work or follow your normal routine.
The Jury Assembly Room is located in Room 404, Fourth Floor of the Begen County Courthouse - 10 Main Street, Hackensack, New Jersey.
Should you have quesgtions or problems, you may reach us at 201-527-2290 between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM.
Please see the Link for Driving Directions.