As a juror you play a critical role in our justice system by assuring that disputes are resolved fairly and impartially. I understand that jury service often is an inconvenience and appreciate your willingness to serve. I am sure that through your experience as a juror, you will gain valuable insights into the operation of our courts.Thank you again for serving.
Note: This same reporting message is also available by calling 856-379-2222. If the reporting message is not available on both the telephone and the internet, you must report to the courthouse at 8:15 A.M.
Failure to Report
Jurors who fail to report as summoned are subject to a $500 fine or may be punished for contempt of court. If held in contempt of court, you may receive up to 6 months imprisonment, a fine of up to $1,000, or both.
Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Policy
Please advise Jury Management 856-379-2200 ext. 4093 if you require an accommodation in order to serve. If hearing impaired, please call 856-379-2240.
Jurors must wear clothing appropriate for an appearance in court. Shorts, T-shirts, or clothing with 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
Wireless Internet Service
There is wireless access provided in the Juror Assembly Room for your PC.
Other Factors Relating to Your Jury Service
The courthouse is a non-smoking facility. You may smoke outside the main entrance. If you do so, you must inform jury staff so that they are aware of your location at all times. Staff located at the front entrance will show you the designated smoking area.
N.J.S.A. 2B:20-17 protects jurors from employment related retaliation. There are both criminal and civil sanctions. Jury service will not affect your unemployment benefits.
For Courthouse Closings or delayed openings please call (856) 379-2299 or check the judiciary's website at http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/closings.htm .
Term of Service
Please be advised that the term of service for petit jurors is one day or for the duration of one trial if selected. If you are not selected on your date of service and not told by the trial judge to return the following day to complete jury selection, your term of service is completed that day. Once your service is completed, you may request to be excused if summoned again within three years.