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Request to be Excused

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Submit Your Request Via Online Response Form
  • Online Jury Response Form - Submit supporting documentation in writing to 
  • When your request is processed you will receive a status notification.
  • If denied, you will need to be prepared to serve once your summons begins by monitoring the Schedule.

The Court must excuse you if:

  • You are 70 years or older, and ask to be excused.
  • If you are a woman breast-feeding a child, and ask to be excused.

The Court may excuse you if:
  • Jury service causes you, your family, or your employer undue hardship or extreme inconvenience; or
  • You are the sole caregiver for a child or other dependent, you attend personally to the dependent during the court’s normal hours of operation, and you are unable to afford daycare or make other arrangements for the care of the dependent.
  • If you have a documented medical condition, including a written statement from your doctor.