Juror Information - Disqualifications
A person is disqualified from service as a juror if one or more of the following apply:
- Persons who are not a U.S. citizens.
- Persons who are not a resident of the county for which they have been summoned.
- Persons who cannot cannot read, write, speak, or understand the English language.
- Persons who have less than a sixth grade education or its equivalent.
- A mental or physical condition prevents them from serving as a juror. (Doctor’s statement required)
- Persons who have been convicted in a state or federal court of a crime that carries a sentence of more than one year of imprisonment and who have not been pardoned or given amnesty for that conviction.
- Persons who are a clerk of court, deputy clerk of court, constable, sheriff, commissioned law enforcement officer, probate judge, county commissioner, magistrate, or county officer, or who are employed within the walls of a courthouse.
- Persons who have served on a circuit court jury within this calendar year.