Yes. Failure to attend jury duty may subject you to penalties provided by law (A.R.S. 21-223). All Phoenix residents are obligated by state law to serve as a juror unless they: Are not a United States citizen; Are under 18 years of age; Have been convicted of a felony and their civil rights have not been restored.
Yes, however you can only postpone jury duty one time for either 60 or 90 days. If you choose to postpone your jury duty, a new group number will be assigned to you. Please make a note of the new group number for future reference.To postpone your jury duty date on-line, go to www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/juryservices and select Online Juror System.To postpone your jury duty date by telephone, please call the Maricopa County Superior Court Jury Center at 602-506-5879.
Please contact the
Phoenix Municipal Court Staff at 602-534-9931 and leave a message. A staff
member will return your call as soon as possible. Or email the jury center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some people may be excused, however, strict provisions apply. Example: a prospective juror who is at least seventy-five years of age may submit a written statement to the court requesting that the person be excused from service. Visit www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/juryservices for more information.
State Law (A.R.S. 21-236) prohibits an employer from discharging, harassing, or discriminating against an employee for being absent to serve as a juror, provided the employee gives reasonable notice of their scheduled jury duty. Employers are not required to pay employees while on jury duty; however, many employers elect to provide compensation. You will receive documentation of your jury duty, as some employers require proof of service.
You will receive a mileage reimbursement check, unless you use public transportation and choose to receive one bus pass instead. The rate for mileage reimbursement is set by law and the roundtrip distance is based on the mileage from the center of your zip code to the Court. If you are selected to serve on a jury, you will be paid $12 per day, which is set by law.
If you are eligible to vote in City of Phoenix elections, pay for City of Phoenix services (i.e., water, trash pick-up, etc.), and live in incorporated boundaries in Phoenix, you are eligible to serve as a juror at Phoenix Municipal Court.
Go to www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/juryservices and under the heading Responding to Your Summons, click on the Respond to Your Summons green box. In this section, you may update your new address in the Change of Information box.
You may be summonsed every 18 to 24 months depending on previous service status. If you receive a summons more than once within these time frames you should contact the Maricopa County Superior Court Office of the Jury Commissioner at 602-506-5879.
Immediately contact the Phoenix Municipal Court Jury Assembly Center.E-mail us at: email@example.comCall us at: 602-534-9931, select option 6 orFax us at: 602-534-6822.
The Superior Court Jury Commissioner develops a list of potential jurors which is drawn from the County Voter Registration List and Motor Vehicle Division records. A computer then randomly selects jurors from all individuals with a Phoenix residential address.
No. It is your responsibility to arrange for child care before you report for jury duty.
No, only jurors are allowed into the Jury Assembly Center.
If you are a stay at home mother and are nursing you can be excused for 18 months. If you are a working, nursing mother you can be postponed to another date. The Phoenix Municipal Court offers a private lactation room for your convenience.
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