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Report for jury duty

If you receive a jury summons in the mail, you’re required to respond. You can either:

If you qualify for jury duty, you’re required to report on your assigned date. If you can’t report on that day, you can postpone or request a hardship exemption.

Learn more about jury duty

The Jury Commission of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania administers jury service. Visit the Jury Service website to learn:

  • How to request a postponement or hardship exemption.
  • Who is qualified for jury duty.
  • How to respond to a jury summons.
  • How to report for jury duty.