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Respond to Your New Jersey Courts Summons for Jury Service Online

A juror questionnaire or summon delivered by courts is one of the first steps for the juror selection. It is mainly used to determine if a citizen is eligible to serve as a juror. Besides, requesting to reschedule your reporting date or to be excused according only to your age is available here as well. Having received one from New Jersey Courts, you are now able to conveniently respond to it online.

New Jersey Courts Summons for Jury Service Response Tips

  • When receiving a New Jersey Judiciary’s Juror Questionnaire/Summon, you need to answer it correctly because failure to complete it or a false statement may result in a $500 fine and/or contempt of court.
  • Qualifications of Jurors. The juror must be a US resident of the county where the person is summoned, aged 18 or older with English ability. Additionally, the juror shall not have been accused of any indictable offense or have any mental & physical disability. Head for Reference Link 3 to view more details.
  • Even if you are not qualified, finishing and submitting the questionnaire is a must.
  • An excuse request based only on age is accessible ONLINE if you are 75 or older while requesting to be excused for medical reasons or hardship is NOT permitted ONLINE. To learn more permissible excuses, click on the link at Reference Link 4 below.
  • You can’t respond ONLINE if it is within 1 day of your summons date.
  • Contact the Jury Management Office through Reference Link 2 when you are not sure who the summons is intended for.

Your New Jersey Courts Summons for Jury Service Response Detailed Instructions 

  1. Visit njcourts.com/juror and click the button marked “Continue to Questionnaire” in the right bottom corner of the page to get started.
  2. Provide the county, your full name and 9-digit participant number located on your summons. Hit “Submit” to continue.
  3. Follow the prompts to finish answering your New Jersey Courts questionnaire based on your real personal details.
  4. To process your response to the summons on the go, download the app at Reference Link 5 in the bottom of the post.

Need any help, view the FAQ via Reference Link 1 below or directly contact the Jury Management Office.

About New Jersey Courts
New Jersey Courts is one of three branches of New Jersey state government established in 1947. Every year, millions of cases are filed here including education, crimes, car accidents, divorces, adoptions and more.

Reference Links

  1. New Jersey Courts Summons FAQ – judiciary.state.nj.us/juryreporting/juryfqa.pdf
  2. New Jersey Courts Jury Management Office Contact Information
  3. Qualifications of Jurors
  4. New Jersey Courts Summons Permissible Excuses
  5. NJJuoor App for iPhone/iPad Downloading
  6. New Jersey Courts Official Site – judiciary.state.nj.us

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  1. Rated 3
    says:

    I am a 86 years old .
    I am too old and too sick.
    I have denmentia, I can not attend jury duty.

    Thank You!!

    Jen Song
    Group No: 05
    Juror No: 0486
    For 12/12/2017

  2. Rated 5
    says:

    I have been diagnosed with breast cancer and scheduled to have surgery and treatment and will not be able to serve. Please excuse me. Rating 5 stars

  3. Rated 5
    says:

    I am an over the road truck driver, I will not be in nj at that time

  4. Rated 5
    says:

    Group # 5 Juror # 0107, for Nov 13th 2017, No. ( 100608925 ), I apologize for writing so far my father died of cancer, my daughter is autistic and mental retardation, my daughter depends a lot of me, I don’t have any relationship with my husband’s family and I don’t leave my daughter with anyone because I don’t trust anyone, what supposed I need to do? thanks.

  5. Rated 5
    says:

    Group # 10 Juror # 0270, for October 28th, 29017
    My Doctor, Jimmarck Cuenta, D.O. At Deborah Hear and Lung Center has just scheduled me for a complete heart examination on Oct. 18th, 2017.
    I respectively request being excused from jury duty for that date.
    Albert Honrer

  6. Rated 1
    says:

    I had served juror duty on May 24th,2017(No. 100582584), I received summon letter for juror duty on Nov 13th 2017 ( No. 100418919)??? Do I suppose to serve times in one year?

  7. Rated 4
    says:

    Jury # 0490 group#8
    Can not attend jury duty. I have a 20 month year old and don’t have a babysitter. Please respond back for confirmation

  8. Rated 5
    says:

    Passed away August 24,2016

  9. Rated 5
    says:

    I have been summoned as a juror on Sept.5 2017 . Ihave a bread bussiness and my driver broke his heel and can not work this means that I have got to deliver to the stores .He will be out for 3 to 12 months pending on his out come of his healing and thearpy.Iwill be more than willing to serve when he is able to return to work.please email me a response.

    Thank You
    Thomas Lloyd
    juror no.0053
    group no.:01

    e a response.

  10. Rated 4
    says:

    I recently received a juror summons. I am no longer a NJ resident. I recently moved to PA. Should I respond by mail? Thank you

  11. Rated 5
    says:

    HI I RECEIVED JURY REPORTING SUMMONS FOR OCT. 11, 2017.
    CURRENTLY I’M OUT OF THE COUNTRY (MARRIAGE VISA) RECOVERING FROM SURGERY, AND IN THE NEAR FUTURE WILL REQUIRE MORE SURGERY OCT OR NOV. 2017.
    I CALLED THE ESSEX COUNTY COURT NUMBER AT 973-776-9300 EXT.#56887 WHICH RECORDING SAYS
    WRONG ACCESS NUMBER?? I TRIED TWICE AND SAME RESPONSE. I’M NOT SURE HOW TO RESPOND TO THE ESSEX CO. COURT TO BE EXCUSED. CAN YOU PLEASE PROVIDE ME WITH A NUMBER TO CALL.
    ALSO AN ADDRESS TO WRITE TO THE ESSEX COUNTY COURT TO PROVIDE MEDICAL DOCUMENT’S AND
    DOCTORS LETTER. SINCERELY JAMES

  12. Rated 1
    says:

    jurur#0464 how do i request a financial hardship excuse?

  13. Rated 3
    says:

    my reporting date is today, cannot make it, my husband is having legal issue at this time. please le tme know you received this message.

  14. Rated 1
    says:

    I will need to reschedule . Summones is for sep. 7,2017 I will be in Portugal from july 29 until sep. 9 2017 for my employee . Would be glad to serve when I return . Please let me Know you received this message at the e-mail provided .

  15. Rated 5
    says:

    No Comments.

  16. Rated 5
    says:

    I received advise of a receipt of your letter dated June 16, 2017 approving deferment of jury duty and making a new appearance of my appointment for Jury Duty to August 1, 2017. I am presently residing in the Philippines and cannot do Jury duty.Please acknowledge receipt of this note through my e.mail address.Thank you for your kind attention and consideration.

  17. Rated 1
    says:

    excusme, I not speak english

  18. Rated 5
    says:

    I am not qualified to be a JUROR,Because I am not citizen and I do not speak English very will. My number is 100818618

  19. Rated 3
    says:

    Caroline McKenna is my mother and she is 102 years old and CANNOT mentally and physically be a juror.

  20. Rated 5
    says:

    I received a letter to be deferred of jury duty on April 18,2017. The letter deferred me until May 10,2018. Iam writing because I received another jury date requested for July 18,2017. Please respond as I have been excused and this second request for jury duty was sent by mistake. Can you help me resolve this situation. Thank you

  21. Rated 3
    says:

    I am not a US citizen.
    I cannot speak English.

  22. Rated 5
    says:

    Please note that I completed the questionnaire on line but I never received a notice that it was sent, even after I clicked “submit” two to three times. So I copied & pasted it to this notice. I am over 78 tears of age & do not wish to serve.

    Juror #: 0860 Name: THOMAS GOEHRIG Participant #: 100606895 Today’s Date: 5/18/2017 Report Date: 6/26/2017
    1. * Are you a resident of BURLINGTON County? Yes No
    2. * Are you a citizen of the United States? Yes No
    3. Are you mentally and physically able to properly perform the functions of a juror?
    (If you need to answer “No” to this question, you must return the questionnaire that was mailed to you) YES
    4. * Have you ever pleaded guilty or been convicted of an indictable offense?
    (This does not include disorderly persons or traffic offenses) No Yes
    If Yes, please provide the charge
    and the year
    5.* Are you 18 years of age, or older? Yes No
    6. * Can you read and understand the English language? Yes No
    7. * Telephone (Home: If none, nearest phone)
    6092987585
    (numbers only – i.e. 123456789)
    8. Work phone
    None
    (numbers only – i.e. 123456789)
    Field should be a valid phone number
    Work extension
    N/A
    Field should be a valid number
    9. * Date of Birth
    10/10/1938
    (mm/dd/yyyy)
    *Are you employed as a NJ PUBLIC EMPLOYEE (full-time), including by any agency, independent authority, instrumentality,
    or entity, or by any political subdivision of the State of N.J. (including, among others, counties, municipalities, and public schools)?
    Note: If you answer YES, you are not entitled to juror fees, per N.J.S.A. 2B:20-16.
    Yes No
    11. Name of your employer (If self employed, type “self”)
    Retired NJ DOBI Examiner
    12. What is your occupation?
    Retired
    Reschedule Jury Service
    To request postponement of your Jury Service to another date, please provide the reason below and provide alternative dates.

    Excuse for Age
    If you are age 75 or older and want to be excused for that reason, please check the box below (no medical excuse is required)
    Please Excuse Because Age 75 Or Older

    Change of Name or Address
    Please list change of Name or Address below:
    First Name:
    Thomas
    Last Name:
    Goehrig
    Street Address:
    65 Charles Bossert Dr.
    City:
    Bordentown
    State: Zip:
    08505
    Email Address
    Email Address:
    [email protected]
    (By providing an email address, you consent to receiving information regarding your jury service.)
    IMPORTANT: Signing up for this service will not provide you with information regarding last minute weather related or emergency court closings.
    Opt-in Text Message Reminder
    Cell Number:
    6092987585
    (numbers only – i.e. 123456789)
    Yes, I would like to receive text reminders about my jury service at the cell number provided above.
    NOTE: Standard message and data rates may apply. You can opt out of Jury SMS messages at any time by texting STOP to 65583.
    IMPORTANT: Signing up for this service will not provide you with information regarding last minute weather related or emergency court closings.
    * I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE ANSWERS ON THIS FORM ARE TRUE AND CORRECT. I UNDERSTAND THAT SUBMITTING A KNOWINGLY FALSE ANSWER MAY SUBJECT ME TO
    PUNISHMENT FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT.
    Submit Questionnaire Clear Answers
    003170609,, 5/15/2017,

  23. Rated 4
    says:

    I am scheduled for date of service on may, 17 2017 and I would like to reschedule for another day please, juror group 11/ no 0352

  24. Rated 3
    says:

    I am requesting to be excused from jury duty on June 5,2017 (Group 2, Juror #0203) as I just moved from NJ and I have not received my questionnaire in the mail yet. Also it would be a financial hardship.

  25. Rated 3
    says:

    I am asking to be excused from (Jury Duties)Summoned request on the 24th April 2017. I will be out of the County during the selection period from 04/24/17 to 05/08/17. Please let me know via email that this excuse is received.

    Thank you
    Dawn Cain
    125 William Street apt #3
    Orange, NJ 07050
    Tele.# 973-873-1612

  26. Rated 5
    says:

    I had 3 back surgeries and have plates and screws holding my back together and I cant stay in one position for to long. Unless I would be able to move around sit, stand, walk around.
    Please let me know if this is possible then I could .

  27. Rated 4
    says:

    I would like to be excused, because I have trouble understanding English when I listen it. I understand in 80/90%. I understand English when I read it. Also I will not receive any payment from my job if I am absent. I support myself financially.

  28. Rated 4
    says:

    I am requesting to be excused from Jury Duty April 19, 2017. My father is on dialysis, I take him and 4:30am and pick him up 9:30am. Afterwards he cannot be left alone in case of reactions. I also cook, clean and assist him with daily activities/chores/errands. Please let me know you have granted my request.

    Thank you
    group#11 Juror #0253
    Atlantic County
    609-270-7569

  29. Rated 5
    says:

    I would like to be excused, because I take care of my 84 year old mother who has Cancer. to verify, her Dr’s name is Sudheendra at MD Anderson at the Cooper University Health Center in Camden.

  30. Rated 4
    says:

    I’m not citizen,im not speak English wery well

  31. Rated 4
    says:

    I am 65 years old and a diabetic, my husband is 77 years old, he is also a diabetic, on Dyailsis and he needs my constant attention. I request an exemption for this round of jury duty.

    Thank you,

    Diane M. Barmer

  32. Rated 2
    says:

    Union county 100517783 Juror no. 0690. I am 84 years old and have medical problems-thanks

  33. Rated 5
    says:

    I moved to 5460 grand park place boca raton florida nov 1 2016

  34. says:

    l received summoned to appear at the Superior Court.401 Grand Street,Paterson, NJ. To serve as a Petit Juror. 12/15/2015. I requesting to reschedule my reporting date.Please.

  35. says:

    My name Jamal Khatchi group no:07 Juror no :0079

    I am summoned to report for Juror duty on January 25, 2016 sorry I am in Brazil and can not make it for the duty
    Regards

  36. says:

    My name is Myrlande L Canada .I be there 8 am for jury

  37. says:

    I want to let you know that I don’t speak English very fluent.

  38. says:

    I ALSO HAD SRIES OF SUICIDAL IDEALIZATIONS FOF THE PAST FEW YEARS

  39. says:

    i have hep c for 35 years and i cant make it b/c i am severly week and sick from this illness.

  40. says:

    I am called for Jury duty I am 74 years old, and not an American citizen and disabled

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