Eligibility

Government Code Section 62.102


A Municipal Court Juror Must Be
  • A qualified voter in the City, County, and State under the Constitution and laws of this state. Note: Failure to register DOES NOT disqualify a person for jury service.
  • Able to read and write
  • Be a citizen of this State and a resident of the municipality (Government Code, Section 62.501; specific to municipal courts).
  • Be of sound mind and good moral character
A Person Cannot Serve On a Jury If
  • He or she has been convicted of a theft or a felony
  • He or she is under indictment, legal accusation, or on deferred adjudication for theft or any felony
  • He or she has not served as a petit juror for 6 days during the previous 3 months in the county court or during the previous 6 months for district court
If you have any questions about whether or not you qualify to serve as a juror, please notify the Judge prior to the trial.