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

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Wisconsin



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FEDERAL
United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
Plan for the random selection of grand and petit jurors, 8.(3)
Excuses of Individual Request 
Amended 2001

8. (3) anyone who has 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 infirm persons
 

Wisconsin



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FEDERAL
United States District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
Plan of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin for the Random Selection of Grand and Petit jurors.
(11) Excuses on individual request. (b) (c)
(As of May 2003)

(11) (b) ...Persons having active care and custody of a child or children whose health or safety would be jeopardized by their absence for jury service.
(c) Persons who are essential to the care of an invalid or disabled person
 

Wyoming



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FEDERAL
United States District Court, District of Wyoming Amended District plan for Random Selection of Grand and Petit Jurors; 10. Excuses on Individual Requests; (a) 3.
Amended August 31, 1993

(a) 3. ...A person having active care and custody of a child or children under ten (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 infirm persons.
 

Wyoming

Wyoming Statutes
Article 1; Qualifications, Selection and Empanelling of juries

1-11-104.  
Causes for excusal
 

Excusals: A person may be excused from jury duty when the care of that person's young children requires his absence. A juror may be excused when his health or the sickness or death of a member of his family requires his absence.

     
   

 

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