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1st District Court

1st District Court

District Court Juror Information

JURY PAY

First 1/2 day = $12.50 plus mileage
First whole day = $25.00 plus mileage
Subsequent 1/2 day = $20.00 plus mileage
Subsequent Full day = $40.00 plus mileage

Mileage = $0.10 per mile
If you are excused by Noon, you will be paid for a 1/2 day.

You will receive payment by check from the County of Monroe for Jury Service after the end of the Jury Service term. Please allow 1 to 2 weeks for processing.

JURY TERM

The length of your Jury Term is (1) month.  You are not required to report daily.  You will be required to report only when there is a Jury Trial scheduled.  Your first scheduled trial date is listed in the enclosed letter.  Usual In-Court hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with Noon recess of about 1.5 hours.  For good reason, Court hours may be extended but this will be the exception.

CONFIRMATION OF JURY SERVICE TO EMPLOYER

A confirmation letter for Jury Service, if needed, will be available from the Judge's secretary showing your 1/2 or full day attendance for service and amount of compensation you will receive.

JURY TELEPHONE CALL-IN INFORMATION

To call Toll Free, follow these instructions, as telephone menus have changed:
1.  Toll Free # is (888) 354-5500; wait for the operator to ask if you know your party's extension.

2.  Then dial the 7049 Jury System extension; follow this menu to locate your assigned Judge.

If (734) 240-7049 is a local call for you, dial it direct and follow the menu to locate your assigned Judge.

For more information see the Monroe County Juror handbook (pdf)