Jury Duty

Juror Message

SUPERIOR  COURT  GRAND JURORS: 

ALL GRAND JURORS WHO RECEIVED A SUMMONS FOR GRAND JURY SERVICE ON MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2019 ARE ASKED TO REPORT BY 8:30 A.M. TO THE GRAND JURY ROOM.   SECURITY OFFICERS AT THE FRONT DOOR WILL DIRECT YOU TO THE CORRECT ROOM. PLEASE ALLOW  YOURSELF AMPLE TIME TO ENTER THROUGH SECURITY.  THANK YOU. 

STATE COURT JURORS:

ALL STATE COURT JURORS WHO RECEIVED A SUMMONS FOR JURY SELECTION ON MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2019 BEFORE JUDGE RONALD K. THOMPSON ARE  RELEASED AND DO NOT HAVE TO REPORT.  NO JURY SELECTION WILL BE HELD MARCH 18TH. THANKS.

 

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.

Questions


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