States and U.S. Territories with Family Friendly Jury Duty

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Indiana

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FEDERAL
United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana
Plan for the Random Selection of Grand and Petit jurors; VII Qualified Jury Wheel; E. (3) Excusing Persons From Jury Service
Amended February 26, 1999

(3)“...a person having active care and custody of a child or children under 10 years of age whose health and/or safety would be jeopardized by any absence for jury service; or a person who is essential to the care of aged or infirm persons…”
 

Indiana

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FEDERAL
United States District Court, Northern District of Indiana
Amended Jury Selection Plan; XI. Excuses on Individual request;
(d) (l) Effective March 28, 1997

(d)“...a person who has legal custody and care of a child or children under 12 years of age
(l) a person who is essential to the care of aged or infirm persons…”

Iowa

 

Iowa Code 2001 Supplement: Section 607A.5
 

“A person shall be excused from jury service if the person...is solely responsible for the daily care of a person with a permanent disability living in the person’s household...or that the person is the mother of a breastfed child and is responsible for the daily care of the child…”

Iowa

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FEDERAL
United States District Court, Southern District of Iowa
Plan for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa for Random Selection and Service of Grand and Petit Jurors.
Section 13, Groups and Classes, Members of Which are Subject to Excuse on Request: (a)
September 18, 2000

(a)”…Persons having active care and custody of a child or children under 10 years of age whose health and/or safety would be jeopardized by their absence for jury service; or a person who is essential to the care of aged or infirmed persons…”
 

     
         

 

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