Chowan County Jury Service

Find information about jury service in this county.

Length of Service

Jurors are typically summoned for a one-week session. Occasionally, jurors may be summoned for multi-week sessions when complex and / or lengthy matters are to be tried. Jurors can and often do serve on more than one trial. Jurors are obligated to the court for the entire week's session of court, until excused by the presiding judge.

Hours of Service

The typical juror's day will be from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasionally, other hours are required by the court during trial but this is rare. If you are selected to serve as a juror, you will follow the instructions of the presiding judge.

When and Where to Report

Jurors should report as directed on the jury summons. When they report, jurors will be checked in and given an orientation conducted by the jury clerk. 

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