Am I eligible to serve on a jury?

Jurors must:

  • Be a Citizen of the United States and of this State;
  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Reside in Williamson County;
  • Be able to read, write and communicated in the English language;
  • Be of sound mind.

You cannot serve on a jury if:

  • You have been convicted of a felony or of any type of theft (unless rights have been restored);
  • You are now on probation or deferred adjudication for a felony or for any type of theft; or
  • You are now under indictment for a felony or are now under criminal charges for any type of theft.
  • If you are in doubt, or think you may not be qualified to serve on a jury for one of the above or any other reasons, please notify the judge.

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1. Why is jury service important?
2. What is my duty as a juror?
3. How was I selected?
4. Am I eligible to serve on a jury?
5. Who can be excused from jury service?
6. What are the different types of cases?
7. Will I be paid for being a juror?
8. Must my employer pay me while I am on jury duty?
9. Who can have a jury trial?
10. Are there rules about jury conduct?
11. How is a juror selected for a particular case?
12. What is "Voir Dire" or "Questioning of the Jury Panel?"
13. What if I have a special need or emergency?