Jury Service

How did I get summoned for jury service?

The jury selection list comes from Greenville utility records. If you have utility service in your name, you may be sent a jury summons.

Where should I appear?

Check your jury summons. You should appear at the Greenville Municipal Court, located at:

3000 Lee St.

Greenville, TX 75401

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How long will my jury service last?

Jury service typically lasts no more than half of a day.

Do I get paid for jury service?

If you are chosen to serve on a panel of six jurors, you will receive $6 a day.

What are the exemptions for jury service?

Jury service may be excused for:

  • Persons over 75 years of age
  • Persons who have legal custody of a child or children under the age of 15 years, if jury service by that person would necessitate leaving the child or children without supervision
  • All students of public or private secondary school if jury service would mean that person missing class
  • Every person who is enrolled and in actual attendance at an institution of higher education
  • Persons who are the primary caretaker of a person who is unable to care for themselves
  • An officer or an employee of the Senate, House of Representatives, or any department, commission, board, office, or other agency in the legislative branch of state government
  • Persons whose service would prevent them from observing a religious holiday or religious belief
  • Persons who have a physical or mental impairment or an inability to understand English
  • Persons on active military duty

What if I ignore my jury summons?

You can be fined up to $100.

How can I claim a jury exemption or disqualification with the court? 

Jury exemptions and disqualification must be maid in writing. Please fill out your jury summons and return to the court signed. You can turn in by bringing in person, by mail, or by email.

Email - Mcourt@ci.greenville.tx.us  (Greenville Municipal Jury Only)

By mail P.O. Box 1049 Greenville, Tx 75403

In person - 3000 lee Street Greenville, Tx 75401

If you received a jury summons from the Hunt County District Clerk (Susan Spradling) you will need to follow their guidelines found here-  https://www.huntcounty.net/page/hunt.districtclerk