Please dress in keeping with the importance and dignity of your position as a juror. Business or Business casual attire is appropriate and preferred. The following should not be worn in the courtroom: Shorts, skorts, hats, halter tops, tank tops.
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You need to report to the Martin County Courthouse Complex located at:100 SE Ocean BoulevardStuart, FL 34994
The Jury Administration and Assembly Room is located on the 1st Floor of the Constitutional Building. Parking is available in the lot on SW Flagler Avenue, on the west side of the Courthouse. Limited street parking is also available along SE Ocean Boulevard.
You will pass through a security checkpoint as you enter the Martin County Courthouse Complex. Weapons are prohibited. Cell phones, laptops, and tablets are allowed in the Jury Assembly Room. If you are chosen to serve on a jury, electronic devices may be removed, as directed by a judge. Newspapers are not allowed in the Jury Room.
Jury Service is subject to the needs of the Court. Please come to Jury Service prepared to serve a minimum of one to two days. Service can vary depending on the type of case and days served may not be consecutive.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the following at least seven days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification:Lisa DiLucente-Jaramillo, ADA Coordinator250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
Phone Number: 772-807-4370
or dial 711 if you are hearing impaired
Upon request, your Jury service may be postponed for up to 6 months. To request a continuance, contact 772-288-5568.
According to Section 40.013, Florida Statutes, you may be exempt from jury service for any of the reasons listed below. Any request to be exempt must be submitted in writing using your Jury Summons Form seven working days before your reporting date. Mail to:Clerk of the Circuit Court and ComptrollerAttn: Jury ServiceP.O. Box 9016Stuart, FL 34995
or fax to 772-419-4117
or email to Jury
Requests for excusal may be subject to judicial review and approval. It is your responsibility to confirm that your request has been received, reviewed and granted, or denied.
Only the following reasons below are acceptable requests for excusal:
If any of what is listed below applies to you, you will be automatically excused from service and will not receive confirmation of this excusal from the Clerk of the Circuit Court. Any request to be disqualified must be submitted in writing using your Jury Summons Form seven working days before your reporting date. Mail to:Clerk of the Circuit Court and ComptrollerAttn: Jury ServiceP.O. Box 9016Stuart, FL 34995
You were randomly selected for Jury Service from the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles list of licensed drivers and ID holders. The right to a trial by jury is a fundamental American principle guaranteed by the Constitution. It is the duty of every citizen to serve when called upon to do so. "Failure to appear" may render you liable to arrest and a fine of up to $100 for contempt of court. (§40.23, F.S.). Receipt of this summons by any person residing in your household is service upon you.