Hoke County Jury Service

Find information about jury service in this county.

Length of Service

A trial juror's service is normally one week. However, jurors may be put on telephone standby for any time that week when they are not required to be present in the courthouse. The average length of service, if selected to serve as a juror in a trial, is two days.

When and Where to Report

Jurors are to report for jury service per the instructions on the reverse side of their jury summons.

Request for Jury Service Excuse or Deferral

Excuses and Postponements may be granted for the following reasons:

  • People 72 years of age older
  • NOT a Hoke County resident – proof of address is required (i.e., government issued photo ID, property tax statement or utility bill)
  • Person is deceased
  • Student enrolled in a full-time learning institution – proof is required (i.e., copy of current class schedule)
  • Health/Medical reasons – a statement from your physician is required
  • Convicted of a felony and voting rights have NOT been restored – date and county of conviction must be provided
  • Not a United States Citizen – a copy of your visa or green card must be provided
  • On assignment with the military – please provide a copy of your orders

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