Must my employer pay me while I’m on jury service?

Unfortunately your employer is not currently required by Texas state law to pay you while you are serving jury duty. However the law states that an employer can not terminate your employment for attending jury service.

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1. Am I qualified to serve as a Juror in Denton County?
2. May I claim a legal exemption (be excused) from jury duty?
3. Can I change my report date?
4. Are Jurors paid for their service?
5. Must my employer pay me while I’m on jury service?
6. What if I am self-employed?
7. How long does jury service last?
8. I have received a summons for my son or daughter who is away attending college. May I take care of this for them or do I have to mail it to them?
9. I have received a summons for a person who is now deceased. What do I do to take care of this?
10. I have received a summons for a person who does not live at this address. What do I do with the summons?
11. I have received a summons for a person who is active duty military. How do I handle this?
12. What if I don’t have transportation?
13. What is courthouse security?
14. Where is courthouse parking?