Burlington County Superior Court Juror Reporting Information

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Message From Assignment Judge Ronald E. Bookbinder

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.

Click here for Current Reporting Message

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.

Dress Code

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.

Courtroom Regulations

  • Cell phones, pagers and electronic devices must be turned off in the courtroom.
  • You are not permitted to read newspapers or others materials in the courtroom.
  • You are not permitted to bring food or beverages into the courtroom, except for bottled water.

If You Are Selected As A Juror

  • The trial judge will instruct you regarding the trial schedule, reporting times, any recesses, lunch arrangements, etc.
  • If you're chosen for a jury, the judge will instruct you regarding the trial schedule, reporting times, recesses, etc. The judge's instructions will take precedence over any general instructions given in the assembly area.
  • You must wear your juror badge at all times, including during lunch.

Other Factors Relating to Your Juror Service

  • The daily juror fee is $5. Petit jurors receive $40 for each day after 3 days.
  • Checks are processed Friday.
  • Your juror check will be received within 3 weeks.
  • Your comments are important to us; you may request a survey form.

Smoking Policy

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.

Employment Protection

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.

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.

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