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Columbia County Jury

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Columbia County Commissioner of Jurors Office Information Site
Welcome to Jury Service in Columbia County.
Please read the ENTIRE message as there are several parts/ Term Dates/Venues
Part 1: September 17th Jurors:
Jurors who were SELECTED for the Jury on September 17th -
Please Report to the
Columbia County Courthouse
at 9:15am Promptly.
(The Courthouse doors open at 8:45am)
Part 2: If you reported and were not selected -  Your Term of Service is Complete.
PART 3:
SEPTEMBER 18TH TOWN OF GREENPORT JUSTICE COURT
Please report as it states on your summons at
9:00am   
Tuesday September 18th
600 Town Hall Drive
in Hudson
 
 
Jury Service 
 
is the cornerstone 
 
of the Judicial System. 
 
We appreciate your service.
 

 

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If you received a Jury Questionnaire - Please complete online at www.nyjuror.gov/qualify
or by phone at 1-866-648-4880
or return by mail.

 
If you are at least 18 years of age, have not been convicted of a felony and a US Citizen you are QUALIFIED to serve.

 
Commonly asked questions:

 
*If you are Qualified to serve and it is an inconvenient time you still must complete the questionnaire.  Once you are summoned you will be entitled to a postponement to a different time frame.
*THIS INCLUDES COLLEGE STUDENTS. 
College students are eligible to serve and need to complete the questionnaire. A student away may complete the questionnaire online or over the phone needing only the Index number. Once summoned, a student can postpone to a break or a recess. 
*We will work with you to make your 
jury experience as convenient as possible.  
*We may be able to accommodate jurors 
regarding your individual medical needs,
please call 518-267-3160 or email ColumbiaJury@NYCourts.gov 
Please know the Courthouse is handicap accessible 
and an elevator is available.
*If a questionnaire was received for a person who no longer lives at the address - The questionnaire should be forwarded to them so they can provide 
the needed documents.
Please note: 
Jurors are summoned from ACTIVE residential source lists such as 
Dept. of Motor Vehicle, Board of Elections, and Income Tax lists. 
ALL LISTS NEED TO BE UPDATED WITH LEGAL RESIDENCE 
in order NOT to receive future notices from Columbia County.​

 
If you are not a US Citizen: Please submit  copy of Green Card or Passport 
or Employment Authorization Card

 
If you have been convicted of a Felony : Please submit Certificate of Disposition 
or Certificate of Conviction
(If you have a Certificate of Good Conduct or Relief from Civil Disabilities, you are eligible to serve)​
 
As citizens of the United States we are guaranteed
 
 
 
a right to a Jury of our Peers......
 
 
 
Our peers include all of our qualified citizen residents.
 
 
 
Jury Service can be a considerable hardship but it is a needed and vital right and obligation. We undestand and we do everything we can to minimize your valuable time. All professions, whether sole proprietors, medical professionals, companies large or small,stay at home parents and retired individuals...
to name just a few,make up Columbia County Residents.
 
 
 
Everyone must be included as no one is excluded.
 
 
 
We will work with you for a better time if we are able but we cannot remove jurors from service.
 
 
 
We all have to play our part in our system of Justice.
 

 

Please note: Jurors are summoned from ACTIVE residential source lists such as 

Dept. of Motor Vehicle, Board of Elections, and Income Tax lists. 

ALL SOURCE LISTS NEED TO BE UPDATED WITH LEGAL RESIDENCE 

in order NOT to receive future notices from Columbia County

 
 

If you are not a legal resident:

 
Please submit your new drivers license or State Issued ID. If you do not have a Drivers license or ID see lists below of source lists. (Students who keep their home as their legal residence are qualified to serve jury service - Once summoned a postponement may be requested to a break or recess)
 
 

If you are not a US Citizen :

 
Please submit copy of Green Card or Passport or Employment Authorization Card
 

 

 

If you have been convicted of a Felony

 

Please submit a Certificate of Disposition or Certificate of Conviction

 

(If you have a Certificate of Good Conduct or Relief from Civil Disabilities, you are eligible to serve)

 

 

 

Columbia Jury Office

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fax 212 618 7995