If you fall into one of the above categories and you wish to be excused from jury service, you will need to complete and sign the bottom portion of your Jury Summons and mail or fax it promptly to the address shown.
If you will be unable to be present for jury service and you do not fall within one of the categories above, you will be required to appear before the judge to present your reason for not being able to serve.
You may mail or fax your reasons for not being present for jury service if the letter or fax is received by the judge within seven (7) days from the postmark on the Jury Summons. The letter must include a telephone number where you can be notified of the judge's decision on normal business days between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The fax number for the judge is (972) 721-2383.