You must call 850-415-5088 after 5 p.m. the evening before you are scheduled to report to receive your reporting instructions.
Length of Service
Your first day of service is normally limited to jury selection. All juries for trial scheduled during the week are selected on the first day of service, and you will be instructed when to return for trial.
The dress code for court is general business attire. Casual attire is acceptable. However, you should not wear tank tops, shorts, or flip-flops.
American Disabilities Act (ADA)
If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact 850-638-6285 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this jury summons.
You may complete the Juror Excusal Form that is included in your jury summons packet, if you qualify for an excuse listed. Otherwise, follow the instructions on the form. If you need additional information, or have an emergency situation that will prevent you from jury service, contact our office at 850-638-6285.
Payment for Jury Service
Per Florida Statute, if you will receive regular pay from your employer during jury service, you are not entitled to compensation for the first three days of jury service. If you will not receive regular pay, you are entitled to receive $15 per day for the first three days of service. All jurors will receive $30 on the fourth day and each day thereafter. For additional information, contact our office at 850-638-6285.
Safe Steps For Jury Service