Jurors are randomly selected by the County computer system from a source
consisting of the current voter registration list from all the precincts in the county and
residents of the county that are holders of a valid Nevada driver's license issued by the
Department of Motor Vehicles, Division of Public Safety.
Call the District Court Clerk's Office Jury Duty Line at (775)
782-9009 the working day prior to your trial to determine if your attendance is
If you are advised that you must appear for jury duty, report to the
Judicial and Law Enforcement Center, 1625 8th Street in Minden, Nevada. The Security
Personnel will direct prospective jurors to the jury assembly room.
Length of Service
Normally your first 1/2 day of service is limited to jury
selection for the trial being held during that week. If you are not chosen to serve
as a juror, you will more than likely be done by noon. As soon as the jury is
selected, the trial will begin.
The dress code of the court is general business attire. Casual attire is acceptable.
However, you are requested not to wear tank tops, shorts, or flip-flops.
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 the Judicial Assistant in the Department to which
you have been summoned to appear:
Department I: 782-9961 or Department II: 782-9951.
Jurors are requested to park in the rear
parking lot of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center, 1625 Eighth
Street, Minden, NV
Exemptions from Jury Duty:
legislative employees, Legislative Counsel Bureau employees while
the legislature is in session;
* Any person who has a fictitious address pursuant to NRS 217.462;
* All persons of the age of 70 years, if the juror so desires;
* A person who is the age of 65 or over who lives 65 mile or
more from the court, if the juror so desires.
To claim any of the above
exemptions, call the District Court Clerk's Office at (775) 782-9820.
If you need additional information, or have an emergency situation that
will prevent you from jury service, also contact District Court Clerk's
Office as soon as possible after receiving your jury summons.
Payment for Jury Service
effective through 10/01/03.
*Each person summoned is entitled to a fee of $40
for each day after the second day of jury selection;
* Each juror actually sworn and serving is entitled to a fee of $40 a
day for each day of service;
*Each person summoned or each jury actually sworn and serving is
entitled to 36.5 cents a miles for each mile traveled if the home
of the person summoned or serving as a juror is 65 miles or more from the
place of trial.