Jury Service

A PERSON QUALIFIED TO SERVE AS A JUROR MAY CLAIM AN EXEMPTION FROM JURY SERVICE IF THE PERSON:

  1. Is over seventy (70) years of age.
  2. Has legal custody of a child or children   younger than 12 years of age and, Jury Service would require leaving the child or children without adequate supervision.
  3. Is a student of a public or private secondary school.
  4. Is enrolled and in actual attendance at an institution of higher education.
  5. Is the primary caretaker of an invalid unable to care for themselves.
  6. Does not live within the city limits of the City of Midland.  A person claiming a disqualification or exemption based on citizenship or residency in the county might not be eligible to vote in the county.

 If you agree to report for Jury Service, it is not necessary for you to claim an exemption.  

 However, if you qualify for an exemption from Jury Service and wish to be excused, please fill out this form here. 

 If you do not claim a statutory exemption, you should report for jury service as ordered by this summons.  Unless you claim an exemption, only a Judge can excuse you from Jury Service.  Any person who disobeys this summons is in Contempt of Court and may be punished accordingly.

Any person with disabilities needing special accommodations or hearing impaired persons wishing to have an interpreter should request services through the Administrative Services Department at least 48 hours prior to their jury service date.  Please call 432.685.7250 to speak the Compliance Coordinator for the City of Midland. If communication via TDD is required, please call 1.800.735.2989.