Jury Duty

Juror Message


STATE COURT JURORS:
ALL JURORS WHO RECEIVED SUMMONS FOR THE JURY SELECTION  BEFORE JUDGE RONALD K. THOMPSON FOR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19,,2019 ARE ASKED TO REPORT AS SCHEDULED BY 8:00 A.M.  SECURITY OFFICERS AT THE FRONT DOOR WILL DIRECT YOU TO THE STATE COURT COURTROOM ON THE 2ND FLOOR. PLEASE ALLOW  YOURSELF AMPLE TIME TO ENTER THROUGH SECURITY.   
 
  

 

Juror Information Form


Inside your juror summons envelope you will find a juror information form. You are to complete the form at home and bring with you to the courthouse. If you have misplaced the form you can request another one from the Clerk. Please view the juror excusal affidavit (PDF).

Dress Code


Proper dress (PDF) is required and expected by prospective and / or trial jurors.
Not allowed inside courtrooms:
  • Chewing gum
  • Flip-flops
  • Hats
  • Low cut blouses
  • No One under 10 years old
  • Shorts
  • Tank tops
  • T-shirts, etc.

Time and Money


Jury service typically takes all day, so it is up to you to make any arrangements at home or work. Effingham County jurors are paid $25.00 per diem for their service.

Questions


If you have questions, contact the office of Clerk of Superior Court for Effingham County at 912-754-2146.