JURY REPORTING INFORMATION FOR PETIT JURORS
For Monday, July 25, 2016
Jurors with the numbers 0001 through and including 0143 must report.
All others are excused.
Hours & Length of Service
The hours for jury duty are 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Jurors should report to the courthouse by 8:30 a.m. and plan to be here for the entire day. Juror dismissal is 4:00 p.m. Petit jurors serve for one day or the duration of one trial. If you are in the courtroom in the middle of the jury selection process you will serve until completion of the selection process. If you are selected to serve on a trial you will be expected to serve for the duration of the trial. If you are not selected to serve on a trial or in the middle of jury selection your one day of jury service will be complete at 4:00 p.m.
Reporting jurors must report by 8:30 a.m. to the Jury Assembly Room located on the first floor of the courthouse.
Free parking for jurors is provided in the garage at the Headquarters Hyatt Hotel on Speedwell Avenue (Route 202 North). This is the only parking garage that we pay for. Please bring your parking ticket with you to the Jury Office for validation. If you choose to park in another garage you are responsible to pay for your parking. Do not park your car at a meter. Jurors will not be permitted to leave the courtroom to replenish the meter and we are unable to reimburse you if you get a parking ticket. A one way Sheriff’s shuttle bus service is available to jurors in the morning only. Pick-up is between 8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. in front of the movie theater on Speedwell Avenue. It does not return jurors to the garage in the afternoon.
We have wireless internet access. Laptops may be used while you are in the Jury Assembly Room.
If the court schedule changes due to inclement weather, please call 973-656-4314 or check the judiciary's website at www.judiciary.state.nj.us/closings.htm. The message will be updated by 7:00 a.m.
Thank you for your service.