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Former residents of Chesterfield County are not required to serve jury duty once they have moved their legal residence out of the county.
Any citizen who is 70 years or older may choose not to serve jury duty under the statutory exemption provided.
If you believe you qualify as exempt from jury service under either of these statutes, you will need to
You will be notified if your request is granted or denied within 10 business days of receipt of your request.
List your conflict dates in the Limitation of Service section. If your request is denied because of excessive conflict dates, you will be notified within 10 business days of receipt of your request. Otherwise, you are automatically excused from reporting for jury service on the dates you have listed and you do not need to check your reporting status to see if you are needed to report on those dates.
If you have significant scheduling conflicts (e.g., school, vacation, business, health), you may take advantage of a one-time schedule change option in the Request Schedule Change section of the Response to Summons. In the Request for Schedule Change section, select the term of service to which you are postponing. Each term is approximately 8 weeks. You cannot postpone your service to a different year. (Note: This option will no longer be available online after it has been used once during the calendar year.) You will receive a new summons for the new term of service prior to the start of the term.
The jury office cannot exempt you for not having transportation. Contact Jury Services so we may work with you to fulfill your jury service.