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Allegany County Jury

THE COURTS
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 TO SPEAK WITH THE JURY COMMISSIONER (585) 449-3461
FOR JUROR CALL-IN MESSAGES ONLY (585) 449-3460
 
Trial jury summons is red and white. Grand jury summons is blue and white. Town/Village summons is yellow and white. 
 

Trial Jurors:  There is no reporting message for trial jurors at this time.  Please check back after 5:00 p.m on the last business day before your summons reporting date for instructions. 

Grand Jurors:  
NOVEMBER / DECEMBER TERM : 
 
December 12 - Still scheduled; please report at 9:00 AM.
December 26 - CANCELLED
Jurors should be available for all return dates unless you speak with the Commissioner prior to the beginning of your jury service. 
 
Do not bring any weapons including pocket knives. Cell phone use is prohibited during jury proceedings.
 
The main parking lot is in front of the building, however, parking is extremely limited. Additional juror parking is available at the lot across the street from the old Belmont school on the corner of South Street and Tracy Avenue. It is a 3 block walk to the courthouse from there.
Grand Jurors typically serve mornings only.
 
If you need to speak with me, please call 449-3461 and leave a message.  Thank you. 
 

Town/Village Jurors:  

Please call the number on your summons for reporting instructions or cancellations. 

If you require an excuse or postponement, call 585-449-3461 before your summons date. Documentation is required.
 
 
The Commissioner of Jurors thanks all jurors for your time, cooperation and contribution to our system of justice.
 
Links
 
 
 
(Trial jurors only)  
 
 
Commissioner of Jurors
 
Lisa O'Connell
Allegany County Court
7 Court Street
Belmont, NY  14813
(585) 449-3461
(585) 449-3460 for Juror Call-In Messages
Fax (585) 412-5350
 
 Court Location
 
Allegany County Courthouse
7 Court Street
Belmont, NY  14813
Trial Jurors Report to Third Floor
Grand Jurors Report to Third Floor
Town/Village Jurors check your summons for reporting address. 

 

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Absence or Emergency ​  FOR SERVING JURORS:   ​If illness or emergency prevents you from reporting, please call our office at (585) 449-3461 after 8:30 a.m. on the day you are to report.
 
Accessibility   If you have a disability and need accommodation, call (585) 449-3461 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.
 
Court Hours   Court normally operates from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with a lunch hour and breaks throughout the day.  Court sessions rarely continue beyond 5:00 p.m.
 
Electronics​  ​Cell phones and other electronic devices may be used in the jury assembly rooms and other waiting areas.  They must be turned off during jury selection and trial. There is public access Wi-Fi in the County courthouse. 
 
Meals ​​There is a mid-day lunch break every day. 
 
Parking/Transportation The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations. 
 
Security  ​Court Officers are stationed throughout the court.  Members of the public must pass through a magnetometer to enter.  Please arrive early and allow extra time for this process.