The jury is responsible for correctly deciding the facts which are in dispute in a given case.
Thus, a juror's duty is one of responsibility and importance.
If you do not speak or understand English, you still are required to appear and serve on jury duty.
Georgia Law does not excuse a person from jury duty based on their inability to speak or understand English.
While our office understands that jury duty may be an inconvenience to you, we are obligated to abide by the law.
Requests received less than a week prior to your scheduled jury duty may not be considered. If you are a non-citizen of the United States, you are not eligible to serve on jury duty; however, you will need to download and complete the portion of the affidavit for Non-Citizen of United States.
You will need to list the next two full weeks that you would be available to serve.
This may be your Spring Break, Christmas Break, etc.
Please note: the doctor's signature must be witnessed by someone in his/her office.
The affidavit allows the doctor to state their medical opinion as to whether your medical condition is permanent or temporary.Our office will comply with the doctor's medical opinion and either permanently defer you or grant you a temporary deferment.