JURY DUTY for August 28th-30th:
Jurors that have been summoned for the jury trial on 8/28/2023-8/30/2023 will need to report to the York County-Poquoson Circuit Court on 8/28/2023. Panel A reports at 9:00AM and Panel B reports at 9:30AM.
JUROR POSTCARD MAILING:
It’s that time of year again! Please be on the lookout for our postcard (pictured below) alerting you to complete a jury service questionnaire through our jury portal. If you have any questions relative to this postcard, please don’t hesitate to contact the Clerk’s Office at 757-890-3636.
The Constitution guarantees an accused the right to a jury selected from a cross-section of the community. Members of a circuit court jury are selected from a master list prepared by jury commissioners appointed by the circuit court. The master list is developed by random selection from the voter registration list and/or the Division of Motor Vehicles. If you have received a Juror Questionnaire or if you have been issued a Summons for Jury Duty, you can use our online Juror Portal to use a secure, browser-based interface from your preferred electronic device(s) to:
• Provide Questionnaire Answers Electronically
• Update Personal Information (i.e. change of address, change of name)
• View Upcoming and Past Service
• Request for Deferrals or Exclusions
• Print Proof of Jury Service
For more information regarding jury service please refer to The Answer Book for Jury Service
Who is exempt from jury service pursuant to §8.01-341?
Who is exempt from jury service upon request §8.01-341.1?
Other possible exemptions upon request:
• Medically necessary
• Travel: Pre-planned business/vacation
If you need to postpone your jury service, you must request it in writing within (5) business days of receipt of your summons. Such requests should be done so through our online Juror Portal, or mailed to the following address. Thereafter, your request will be reviewed and you will be notified of the decision.
York County-Poquoson Circuit Court Clerk
Attention: Jury Service
P.O. Box 371
Yorktown, VA 23690