Am I qualified to serve as a Juror in Denton County?

The laws and rules regarding statutory qualifications are found in Section 62.102 of the Government Code. You are qualified to serve as a petit juror in Denton County if you are:

  • Are able to read and write
  • Are not under indictment or any type of legal accusation for a felony or any type of theft
  • Are of sound mind and good moral character (Documentation must be submitted to prove otherwise.)
  • At least 18 years of age
  • A citizen of the United States
  • Have not been convicted of a felony
  • Have not been convicted of misdemeanor theft.
  • Have not served as a petit juror in the Denton County court system during the preceding 6 months. (This does not include federal or municipal courts.)
  • A resident in Denton County

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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?