Teen Court Jury Duty

After you have your hearing at Teen Court, you will return on 3 Monday nights to serve as a jury member. You will be given all the dates for the upcoming Teen Court nights for the next 90 days when you check out after your hearing. You should also check the Teen Court calendar for any schedule changes. It is your responsibility to check your schedule and plan to return for 3 of those Teen Court nights.

Jury Duty Requirements

  • Select 3 dates from the list given to you on your court night that you would like to serve your jury terms. You do not need to call ahead; just show up.
  • Arrive at 5:30 p.m. to sign in downstairs, in the courtroom. The Judge or Master Jury Monitor will release you when the hearing(s) is over.
  • The Teen Court dress code is strictly enforced. You will not be allowed to serve on a jury if you are not dressed appropriately.
  • Jurors are not allowed to bring guests to Teen Court.
  • You have 90 days from the night your case is heard at Teen Court to complete your jury terms.
  • Parents must arrive within 15 minutes of their child’s release from jury duty.
  • There is a phone at the front desk for teens to use.
One night counts as 1 jury duty. If you wish to serve additional jury duties you will receive 3 hours credit for each jury duty.

Disruptive or Inappropriate Behavior

Disruptive or inappropriate behavior can result in termination from Teen Court.