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-DUTCHESS COUNTY JURY INFORMATION-

 

JURY MESSAGE FOR

  December 10 through December 14, 2018

 

 Please contact us to address any concerns at dutchessjury@nycourts.gov

All Jurors should only report for Jury Duty when instructed to do so. Your summons indicates the date your jury service begins and it provides you with your Juror ID #. Trial jurors report for service only when their Juror ID # is listed in the range of numbers below, or via the recorded phone message (845-431-1790). Jurors should check this website or call, the evening before they are summoned to start jury duty AND every evening (after 5:15pm) during that week to confirm whether they need to appear for selection.​

IF YOUR JUROR ID# IS CALLED, BE SURE TO BRING YOUR SUMMONS WITH YOU AND COMPLETE PART "H" WHICH IS THE PORTION REGARDING PAYMENT


*PLEASE PARK IN THE MUNICIPAL LOTS, DO NOT PARK IN METERED PARKING AND BE SURE TO HAVE CASH*

We recommend that jurors park in the municipal lot
across the street from the front of the Mid-Hudson Civic Center

This is a Two part message

Part 1:  There is no jury call for the week of December 10th through December 14th.

Part 2:  Jurors with ID #s 2000 through 2250 your jury service is complete. There is nothing more you need to do. You will receive six years of good service credit.

 

Commissioner Scivolette-McCormack and her staff thank all jurors for your time, participation and contribution to our system of justice.

 

​*Don't forget a pen*

 

 

 
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE!

 

Our system could not work without citizens like you.
 
 The Commissioner of Jurors Office is open 
Monday thru Friday 
9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
228 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
 
 
 
Links
 
 
 
(Trial jurors only)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
Commissioner of Jurors Office 
Central Jury Room
Phone: 845-431-1780
Fax: 212-401-9128
 Court Locations
 
Susan Scivolette-McCormack
Commissioner of Jurors
228 Main St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
 
Dutchess County Courthouse
10 Market St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
 
To
Town/Village Jurors check your summons for reporting address. 

 

General Information​ ​
 
Absence or Emergency ​   ​If illness or emergency prevents you from reporting, please call our office at 845-431-1780 after 9:00 a.m. on the day you are to report.
 
Accessibility If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 845-431-1780 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.
 
Court Hours   The Dutchess County Courts are open from 9:00 am thru 5:00 pm, Monday thru Friday, except State holidays.
 
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. Wireless internet access is available in the Central Jury Room.  This access is public (non-secure), and you must have appropriate security protection.    
 
Meals ​​There is a mid-day lunch break every day.  There are numerous eateries in the vicinity, or you may bring your lunch to the Central Jury Room.  Food and drink are not allowed in courtrooms.
 
Parking/Transportation​  The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations.  The following City of Poughkeepsie lots are available:  Financial Plaza Deck (across from Civic Center); Duro Lot (Main St. & Columbus Dr.); Liberty Street Lot (Liberty St.) and Academy Street (Academy and Cannon Streets).  Parking may also be available in the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel.  Please put enough time on the meter to enable you to stay until at least 12:45 p.m. Jury Selection and Jury Duty may continue through the afternoon, but you will have a lunch break at 12:30 p.m., during which you will be able to move your car or add more time to your meter if necessary.  For further information regarding parking in the City of Poughkeepsie, please contact the Parking Department between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at 451-4120. 
 
Directions The Commissioner of Jurors Office is located at 228 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, 12601.  Please use
 
Security  ​Court Officers are stationed throughout the court.  Members of the public must pass through a magnetometer to enter.  
 
 
ADVISORY WARNING: Please be advised that the NYS Unified Court System does not call, e-mail, nor mail prospective jurors to request financial information, such as credit card #s, bank accounts, Social Security #s, nor personal information about your family. DO NOT PROVIDE this kind of information to anyone claiming to represent the Court System. If you receive this type of request, please contact the Dutchess County Commissioner of Jurors Office @ 845-431-1780.