Jury Duty

Juror Message

All jurors who received a jury summons for STATE COURT Jury Selection on Monday, September 18, 2017 are released and do not have to appear. Please DO NOT report for jury service. Thanks.  (Note: This does not apply to any Grand Jurors who will need to appear on 9/18/17 at 8:30 am. !)

Juror Information Form

Inside your juror summons envelope you will find a juror information form. You are to complete the form at home and bring with you to the courthouse. If you have misplaced the form you can request another one from the Clerk. Please view the juror excusal affidavit (PDF).

Dress Code

Proper dress (PDF) is required and expected by prospective and / or trial jurors.
Not allowed inside courtrooms:
  • Chewing gum
  • Flip-flops
  • Hats
  • Low cut blouses
  • No One under 10 years old
  • Shorts
  • Tank tops
  • T-shirts, etc.

Time and Money

Jury service typically takes all day, so it is up to you to make any arrangements at home or work. Effingham County jurors are paid $25.00 per diem for their service.


If you have questions, contact the office of Clerk of Superior Court for Effingham County at 912-754-2146.