Welcome to jury duty. Jurors serve an indispensable function in civil and criminal trials. The jury system in this country is constitutionally mandated and serves to protect and promote the rights of civil litigants and criminal defendants.
Thank you for serving.
Note : This same reporting message is also available by calling 609-518-2561. If the reporting message is not available both here and on the telephone recording, you must report to the courthouse at 9:00 AM.
Failure to Report
Jurors who fail to report as summoned are subject to penalties, including fines and imprisonment. Call the Jury Manager at 609-518-2545 if you have questions about your jury service.
Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Policy
Please advise the Jury Manager if you require an accommodation in order to serve. The TTY Number is: 609-518-2542.
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: 609 518-2555; or tune in to FM 101.5 or 97.3 and 1060 AM; or access the website at http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/closings.htm.
Term of Service
Petit jurors are on call for 2 days. You must call or check the website each evening prior to your service to see if you must report. If you are selected, you must remain for the duration of the jury selection process and the trial. Once your service is completed, you will not be eligible to be selected again for 3 years.