"Our mission is to provide fair, impartial and efficient justice
to the Butler County community."

Common Questions

I got a jury summons in the mail; what is the next step?

How long does jury duty last?

Do I need to call in every day?

Will I be excused for vacations, medical issues, etc?

What should I do if I have an unexpected event come up after my paperwork was returned and need additional excused days?

What if I have moved out of the county or state?

What should I do if I have received a jury summons for a deceased family member?

What should I do if I have received a jury summons for a previous resident of my home?

What if a family member is away at college or in the military and they have received a summons for jury duty?

What should I wear if called for service?

Can I volunteer for jury service or send someone in my place if I am unable to serve?

Do I have to respond to the jury summons?

Where do I park?

Will my family be able to contact me at the courthouse in the event of an emergency?

What happens when I report for jury duty?

What happens during jury selection on the trial date?

Why hasn't anyone called to let me know that I have been excused from jury duty?