Welcome to jury duty. 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.
Note: This same reporting message is also available by calling 856-455-2889. If the reporting message is not available both here and on the telephone recording, you must report to the courthouse at 9:00 a.m..
Failure to Report
Jurors who fail to report as summoned are subject to penalties, including fines and imprisonment. Call the Jury Manager at 856-453-4366 or 856-453-4371 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. TTY users: NJ Relay - Dial 711.
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.
For the safety of those at the courthouse, items such as scissors, pen knives, or mace, are not permitted in the building.
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.
N.J.S.A. 2B:20-17 protects jurors from employment related retaliation against them and provides for the possibility of both criminal and civil sanctions.
Courthouse closings will be announced on WVLT-92.1 FM, WMVB-1440 AM & WSNJ -1240 AM, by calling 888-263-1920 (toll free) or 856-453-8090 (local), or by accessing the judiciary's website at http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/closings.htm.
Term of Service
Petit jurors term of service is one week unless selected for a trial which will require your service for the duration of that trial. If not assigned to a trial or jury selection, you must call or check the website each evening prior to your service to see if you must report. A typical court day is from 9 AM to 4 PM. Once your service is completed, you will not be eligible to be selected again for 3 years.