Jury Duty Information   

If  you  have  been  summoned for jury duty on  Tuesday, November 8, 2005 or Tuesday, November 15, 2005, please call 782-9009 the working day prior to your trial to determine if your appearance is required.

If you need further assistance,  please call 782-9820.

 

Jury Pool

  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.

Reporting

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 required. 

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.  

Attire

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.

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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.

 

Parking:   

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:   effective 10/01/03

* Legislators, 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.