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Jury Duty

Jury Duty Qualifications


To be qualified to serve as a juror, you must:

  1. be at least 18 years of age;​​
  2. be a citizen of the United States;
  3. be a resident of this state and a resident of the county in which you are to serve as a juror;
  4. be qualified under the Constitution and laws to vote in the county in which you are to serve as a juror (Note:  You do not have to be registered to vote to be qualified to vote);
  5. be of sound mind and good moral character;
  6. be able to read and write;
  7. not have served as a juror for six days during the preceding three months in the county court or during the preceding six months in the district court;
  8. not have been convicted of, or be under indictment or other legal accusation for, misdemeanor theft or a felony; and
  9. be a resident of the municipality for which the court is established (Government Code, Section 62.501; specific to municipal courts).

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