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Allegany County Jury

Trial jury summons is red and white. Grand jury summons is blue and white. Town/Village summons is yellow and white. 

TRIAL Jurors: 

The jury selection scheduled for Tuesday, September 18th has been canceled. Jurors summoned for that date do NOT need to report.  Your service is now complete and you will be ineligible for jury service in Allegany County for at least six years.  Thank you.


Grand Jurors:  
SEPTEMBER 12,  2018 Term:
This term of Grand Jury has been postponed until Wednesday, September 26th.  Jurors do NOT report on September 12th.  You will now report for your first day of grand jury service on Wednesday, September 26th at 9:00 AM.  Please check this website again on September 25th after 5:00 PM in case of any other changes or cancellations. 
Return Dates: 
October 10    October 24 
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:  

 Rushford Town Court  September 22: 

If you are summoned for the Rushford town court located at the Town Hall in Rushord, you must call 437-5137 after 5:00 PM on the day before your summoned date for instructions or cancellations. If the jury selection is canceled and you are instructed not to report you will not be paid nor given proof of service for your employer.  You will be ineligible for jury service in Allegany County for TWO years. Bring your summons with you if instructed to report. 

The Commissioner of Jurors thanks all jurors for your time, cooperation and contribution to our system of justice.
(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.