THE JURY TRIAL SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th IS NOT GOING.
JURORS DO NOT NEED TO APPEAR AT THE HALL OF JUSTICE.
If the above message is not updated by 5:00 PM the night before your jury service, call (530) 251-8120 to hear the status of the trial you have been summoned for
What to Expect
Jury trials are held in both Criminal and Civil actions. Jurors' names are obtained from voter registration, DMV records, and the Franchise Tax Board. Service may be required as often as once per year and can be anywhere from a couple hours to the length of an entire trial, starting at 8:00 AM and ending at 5:00 PM.
What to Wear
Business attire is suggested. No bare feet, shorts, tank-tops, shirts with graphics or offensive language are permitted in the courtrooms. Courtrooms can be cold, it is suggested that you wear layers to be comfortable.
Entering a Court Facility
When entering a court facility you will be screened through security. Do not bring knives, scissors, handwork needles, crochet hooks, metal nail files, screwdrivers, tools, wallet chains, handcuff keys, or any item that may be used as a weapon.
Notice: All persons entering court facilities are subject to search. All weapons are prohibited. It is a felony to bring firearms or other unauthorized weapons into court buildings. This includes all knives, tear gases such as pepper spray and mace, taser and stun guns, or deadly weapons pursuant to Penal Code § 171(b). Items confiscated weapons will be confiscated upon entering.
Parking is located in front of the Hall of Justice off of Riverside Drive.
Check Your Juror Status, Request a Postponement, Excusal, or Disqualification, Verify or Update Your Personal Information
- You can reach the Jury Commissioner's Office at (530) 251-8228, if the call is not answered please leave a brief message with your name, phone number, juror number (found on your summons), and a reason for your call. The Jury Commissioner will return your call as soon as possible.
- The recorded message with information on the status of the trial in which you have been summoned can be heard by calling (530) 251-8120. This message will be updated by 5:00 PM the evening prior to your service.
SCAM ALERT: JURY TELEPHONE SCAM TARGETING THE PUBLIC
The Judicial Council of California, staff of the Lassen Superior Court, and law enforcement will not ask past or prospective jurors for financial information , credit cards, bank account information, or personal information like Social Security numbers in relation to jury service. Do not provide this type of information to anyone claiming to be associated the courts or related to court jury services.
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Frequently Asked Questions
For more information regarding Jury Service, please review our Jury Services FAQ page.
Please view the following videos for additional information on Jury Service.
Justice for All: Orientation to Jury Service features judges, academics, and former jurors explaining what to expect when called to jury service, including the jury selection process, the trial, and jury deliberations.
Answering the Call for Jury Service
A History of Jury Service: A More Perfect Jury, explores the history of jury service from its beginnings in English common law, into the Civil Rights and Women’s Suffrage movements, as well as new changes to California juries created by recent legislation.