Prospective jurors may be excused from serving by making a request online or via email to jury@mijackson.org for one of the following circumstances:

  • Full-time Student - Include proof of College Enrollment 
  • Active Military Service - Proof of Current Enlistment 
  • Age of Juror - 70 years or older - Request Age Exemption, no document needed
  • Non-resident of Jackson County - Proof of Current Residency 
  • Jury Service within the past 12 months (attendance with pay) - Copy of previous Summons
  • Prior Felony Convictions - Request to be excused as a Felon

Additional reasons you may be excused from jury service include:

  • A physical or mental impairment, caregiver, or breastfeeding mother - MUST have doctor's statement requesting exemption from jury service. Failure to do so will qualify you to serve. 

Requests to excuse must be received 10 days prior to your service date. 

  1. Jury

    Physical Address
    312 S. Jackson Street
    Room 505
    Jackson, MI 49201


    Fax: 517-780-4784