Monroe County Courts Juror Information

Jury Reporting Dates

You must call the jury line 734-240-7049 the evening before you are to report for any updates as dates change frequently.  Call after 5 pm.

Jury Pay

  • First 1/2 day = $15 plus mileage
  • First whole day = $30 plus mileage
  • Subsequent 1/2 day = $22.50 plus mileage
  • Subsequent Full day = $45 plus mileage

  • Mileage = $0.20 per mile
  • If you are excused by Noon, you will be paid for a 1/2 day.

You will receive payment by check from the County of Monroe for Jury Service after the end of the Jury Service term. Please allow 1 to 2 weeks for processing.

Jury Term

The length of your Jury Term is (1) month. You are not required to report daily. You will be required to report only when there is a Jury Trial scheduled. Your first scheduled trial date is listed in the enclosed letter. Usual In-Court hours are 9 am to 4:30 pm, with Noon recess of about 1.5 hours. For good reason, Court hours may be extended but this will be the exception.

Confirmation of Jury Service to Employer

A confirmation letter for Jury Service, if needed, will be available from the Judge's secretary showing your 1/2 or full-day attendance for service and the amount of compensation you will receive.

Jury Telephone Call-in Information

To call Toll Free, follow these instructions, as telephone menus have changed:

  1. Toll-Free Number is 888-354-5500; wait for the operator to ask if you know your party's extension.
  2. Then dial the 7049 Jury System extension; follow this menu to locate your assigned Judge.

If 734-240-7049 is a local call for you, dial it directly and follow the menu to locate your assigned Judge.

For more information see the Monroe County Juror handbook (PDF)

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