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What are the legal qualifications for jury service?
You must be at least 18 years of age, a United States citizen, and a resident of Shawnee County. You are excluded from jury service if you have been convicted, pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to a felony within the preceding 10 years. You are also excluded if you are under a present adjudication of incompetency by a court. If you are uncertain whether you qualify for any of the reasons listed above please contact the Jury Coordinator.

Jury Duty

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1. How was I selected?
2. I've moved from my Shawnee County residence and no longer reside Shawnee County home. Do I still qualify for jury service?
3. What are the legal qualifications for jury service?
4. How do I request to be disqualified from jury service?
5. Are parents with children at home excused from jury service?
6. May I reschedule my jury service to a later date?
7. What happens if I have been summoned for jury duty but I decide not to report for service?
8. What happens to me if the website or recording tells me I don't have to report?
9. Even though I have received a summons, is it still possible that I will not be required to come to court on the date shown for jury service?
10. What is the pay for jury service and how is it set?
11. Does my employer have to pay me?
12. Can I be fired if I don't show up for work when I've been summoned for jury duty?
13. What if the summons is incorrect or the person is deceased?
14. Where do I park?
15. May I bring my cell phone or other electronic devices?