Washington County Courts & Jury Information

  • The term of jury service in Washington County is for a period of three (3) months. You may be asked to appear more than once during the three-month period you are on call. Some trials may last more than a day, but most trials in Washington County only last one day.

  • As a potential juror you might be needed in the Washington County District Courtroom, 256 E. Court Street or the Magistrate Courtroom, 485 E. Third Street.

  • You will need to call 414-2093 every weekend during your term of service between Friday at 5:00 pm and Monday at 8:30 am. Listen carefully to the entire message. When calling in you will need to follow the instructions on the message. Please orally state your juror reporting number and last name after the beep at the end of the recorded message to confirm that you have called in.

  • During your term, do not feel like you have to put your life on hold. Let us know the Thursday prior to the week that you need to be excused for a vacation, having family in, doctors appointments, etc., so that we can excuse you for that block of time.

  • Jurors shall receive $5.00 for each one-half day or portion thereof, unless the juror travels more than thirty (30) miles from his/her residence in which event he/she shall receive $10.00 for each one-half day or portion thereof; $10.00 for each full day. All jurors shall receive mileage fees for the round trip from his/her residence to the place of jury trial.

  • If you have questions regarding your jury duty, please call Washington County Courthouse at 414-2093, weekdays between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm.

We would like to express our appreciation and thank the jurors who have served this last quarter.