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County Instructions:

If you have questions, call: 908-231-7172 or email somjury.mailbox@judiciary.state.nj.us

Instructions for Completing the Questionnaire

If you validly checked an answer that disqualifies you from serving as a juror and explained your reasons, you should not report as summoned unless contacted by the court. Jurors whose service is rescheduled will receive notification of their new date.

ALL JURORS - Go to www.njcourts.com/juryreporting or call 908-231-7511 after 5:00 P.M. on the night before you are scheduled to report. A message will provide detailed reporting instructions. Jurors must report as instructed by the message.

PETIT JURORS ONLY - Petit jurors can call Friday night after 5:00 P.M. The message is available all weekend. If the message is not available, you must report at 8:30 A.M. on the summons date. You should prepare to serve for one week or until completion of one trial.

GRAND JURORS ONLY - Report at the time and date listed on your summons. Verify reporting information by checking the reporting message after 5:00 p.m. the night before. If the message is not available, you must report at 9:00 A.M. on the summons date.

Emergency Court closings will be announced on WKXW-101.5FM. Please listen for the words “Court closing”, or check online at www.judiciary.state.nj.us/closings.htm. Also, during weather situations, please check the recorded message again after 7:30 A.M. on your reporting day for any changes in reporting instructions.

Please notify the Court, prior to reporting date, of disability accommodation needs. Call 908-231-7172. If hearing impaired, please call 800-852-7899 (NJ Relay Center) for assistance. Please be aware that the court will provide assistive listening devices upon request. Please notify the court in advance.

SECURITY SCREENING WHEN ENTERING COURTHOUSE

Chemical agents, pepper sprays, or anything resembling a weapon will not be permitted into the Courthouse for the safety of the public.
DIRECTIONS:

The Somerset County Courthouse is located at 20 North Bridge Street. Jurors are to park at the Bernie Field Parking Deck located on High St., between Grove and Mechanic Sts. PLEASE SHOW YOUR SUMMONS TO ENTER THE PARKING DECK.

  • From 206N: Take right onto Bridge St. At third light, turn right onto E. High St. Go through light at Grove St. Parking garage is the second driveway on right.
  • From North (287S): Take Exit 17 (Rt. 202/206S) turn right onto 22E. Take third exit on right (N. Bridge-Grove Sts.) At second light turn left onto E. High St. Parking garage is the second driveway on right.
  • From South (287N): Take Exit 14B on left (U.S. 22W) and go to Somerville. Exit on right for N. Bridge-Grove Sts. Bear right to Grove St. Make right onto Grove St., at second light, make left onto E. High St. Parking garage is the second driveway on right.

Note: Assistive Listening devices are available to jurors upon request. Please notify jury personnel -- in advance of your reporting date -- for assistance.

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