You may be excused from jury service if one or more of the following exemptions apply:
- You are over 70 years of age.
- You have legal custody of a child or children younger than 12 years of age and service on the jury would require leaving the child or children without adequate supervision.
- You are a student at a public or private high school.
- You are enrolled and in actual attendance at an institution of higher education.
- You are an officer or an employee of the senate, the house of representatives, or any department, commission, board, office, or other agency in the legislative branch of state government.
- You are the primary caretaker of a person who is unable to care for himself or herself (does not apply to you if you are a primary caretaker, only in your capacity as a health care worker).
- You are a member of the United States military forces serving on active duty and deployed to a location away from your home station and out of your county of residence.
- You have served as a juror in this county during the 24-month period prior to the date you are required to appear by this summons.
- You have been summoned for jury service in this county and you have served as a petit juror in this county during the three-year period prior to the date you are required to appear by this summons.
To claim these exemptions, complete the affidavit that you have received, and be certain to have the affidavit notarized, and returned to the court immediately.