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If By Mail: By choosing this option all notices, including summons, will be mailed to you. It is your responsibility to contact the jury coordinator for updates on the status of your service. A lack of receipt of mail will not be an acceptable excuse for missing service.
(Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, Article 19.08)
If you do not meet all of the below qualifications you cannot serve.
A person may be selected as a grand juror only if the person:
(Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, Article 19.25)
You must report for grand jury service unless you qualify to claim an excuse under this code
Jury Service COVID-19 Pre-Screening Questionnaire
In consideration of the health and safety of the local community and court staff we are requiring this online questionnaire to be completed accurately.
COVID-19 Related Extension or Excuse
Individuals who are over age 65 and individual with serious underlying health conditions, such as high blood pressure, chronic lung disease, diabetes, obesity, asthma, and those whose immune systems are compromised, such as by chemotherapy for cancer or other conditions requiring such therapy, are considered to be vulnerable populations and may request to reschedule or be excused from jury service at this time. If you wish to be excused or request that your service date be rescheduled, check the box below.
You may choose to be paid cash for your service or donate to the following entities.
Texas State Crime Victims Compensation Fund: In 1979, the Texas Legislature passed the Crime Victims’ Compensation Act, creating the Compensation to Victims of Crime Fund and the Crime Victims’ Compensation (CVC) Program. The primary purpose of the Fund is encouraging greater victim participation in the apprehension and prosecution of criminals and reimbursing innocent victims for certain out-of-pocket expenses incurred as a result of violent crime.
Chambers County Child Welfare Board (foster children care): To provide coordinated state and local public welfare services for children and their families and for the coordinated use of federal, state, and local funds for these services under the direction of a child welfare board created by commissioners court.
Chambers County Fallen Officers Memorial Fund: To provide financial assistance to families of fallen law enforcement officers of Chambers County.
Right to Reemployment: An employer may not discharge, threaten to discharge, intimidate, or coerce any permanent employee because the employee serves as a juror, or for the employee’s attendance or scheduled attendance in connection with the service, in any court in the United States. An employee, who is discharged, threatened with discharge, intimidated, or coerced in violation of this section is entitled to return to the same employment that the employee held when summoned for jury service if the employee, as soon as practical after release from jury service, gives the employer actual notice that the employee intends to return. (Civil Practice and Remedies Code, Section 122.001).
Failure to Answer Summons and Provision of False Information: A person may be fined not less than $100 nor more than $500 if the person fails to attend court in obedience to this summons without reasonable excuse. (Code of Criminal Procedure, Article 19.16).
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