Prospective jurors may be excused from serving by writing a note on the back of the summons and returning it to the address listed below, or make a request online for one of the following circumstances:

  • Full-time student - proof of college status
  • Active military service
  • Age of juror - 70 years or older
  • Non-resident of Jackson County - include copy of driver's license or other document proving non-residency
  • ​Jury service within the past 12 months (attendance with pay)
  • ​Prior felony convictions

​Additional reasons you may be excused from jury service include:

  • A physical or mental impairment - must have doctor's statement confirming impairment.

​Requests to excuse must be received 10 days prior to your service date. You will receive confirmation by mail.

  1. Jury

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


    Phone: 517-788-4384
    Fax: 517-780-4784