the court requires you to report to the courthouse in person, YOU MUST
SHOW UP, or else you may face severe consequences!
Click here if your state already has Family Friendly Jury Duty and you were
NOT excused. (believe it or not, it happens!)
Request your Jury Duty be Deferred
If you are a
breastfeeding mother, full-time parent, or family caregiver called for jury
duty and are unable to serve:
Check the applicable laws to find out whether your State or U.S.
District (Federal) Court already has Family Friendly Jury Duty laws.
Write the Court a letter stating your situation (click here for sample
If you are breastfeeding, include a letter from your doctor:
For all letters to the court:
If the Court
notifies you that you’ve NOT been excused:
Click here to find out how to speak to a judge or other court employee.
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