Clay County Clerk
of the Circuit Court

Jury Duty Qualifications

Jury duty clerk behind glass window***Because of COVID-19 public health concerns, the Florida Supreme Court’s Chief Justice issued an order suspending all jury trials in Florida’s court system through May 29, 2020.

Those with a current summons for jury duty are not required to go to court as all jury trials during this time frame are postponed.***

 

Exemptions from Reporting for Jury Duty

  • You have served as a juror in Clay County within the past 12 months
  • You have been convicted of a felony and have not had your civil rights restored

Judge and witness in courtroom

The Clerk’s Office can excuse you from jury duty for one of the following reasons:

  • You are 70 years of age or older
  • You are an expectant mother or a parent that is not employed full-time and has custody of a child under six years of age
  • You are a law enforcement officer or investigator
  • You are responsible for the care of someone mentally or physically unable to care for themselves
  • A person may be excused from jury service upon a showing of hardship, extreme inconvenience, or public necessity
  • You are not a citizen of Clay County
  • You are not a citizen of the United States