JURY SERVICES

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Address:

915 Avenue J
Lubbock, Texas 79401

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 2000
Lubbock, TX 79457

Phone Number: (806) 775-2473
Fax Number: (806) 775-2468

JURY DUTY

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Any juror notified who, without reasonable excuse fails to be in attendance at the court in obedience of such notice, or who files a false claim of exemption from jury service, can be held in contempt and may be fined up to $100.

If you receive a jury summons in the mail, you are required to report for jury duty at the City of Lubbock Municipal Court on the date and at the time specified in your summons. You must fill out the bottom section of the summons and bring it with you to Municipal Court located at 915 Avenue J, between 10th Street and Avenue J.

Contact Information

If you received a jury summons and have any questions call (806)775-2462.

Parking for jurors is provided at the parking lot located at 10th Street and Avenue L. Please detach the parking permit on the top part of your jury summons and place it on your dashboard.

Jury Duty Map
All persons appearing in court must be dressed in a manner that shows respect for court and its proceedings. The City of Lubbock Municipal Court reserves the right to remove people from the courtroom if they are inappropriately dressed. Unacceptable attire includes: shorts, tank tops, caps/hats, torn jeans, midriff shirts, drooping pants, and clothing containing offensive/ obscene language.

Any juror lawfully notified who without reasonable excuse fails to be in attendance at the court in obedience of such notice, or who files a false claim of exemption from jury service, can be held in contempt, and may be fined up to $100 and/or face up to 3 days confinement in the Lubbock County Jail.

If you have an exemption and wish to claim it, fill out the information on the Jury Exemption Statement part of your jury summons. Sign your name and date, and return it to the Municipal Court Jury Room prior to the date you are summoned to report for jury service. 

You may also mail the form using first class mail. If mailing the form, place the completed Jury Exemption statement in a standard size envelope and affix first class postage. Write the following address on the envelope face:

You are entitled to claim an exemption if:

  • You have served as a trial juror in the county during the preceding 24-month period.
  • You are a parent with legal custody of a child or children under fifteen (15) years old and jury service requires leaving the child without adequate supervision.
  • You are a person over seventy (70) years of age.
  • You are a student of public or private secondary school (high school).
  • You are a person who is enrolled and in actual attendance at an institution of higher education (college, university, community college, etc.).
  • You are a person who is an officer or employee of the Texas Senate, Texas House of Representatives, or any other department, commission, board, office, or other agency in the legislative branch of state government.
  • You are the primary caretaker of a person who is an invalid and unable to care for himself/herself (this exemption does not apply if you are employed as a caregiver).