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-DUTCHESS COUNTY JURY INFORMATION-

 

JURY MESSAGE FOR

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2017

 

 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 THE PORTION REGARDING PAYMENT
*PLEASE PARK IN THE MUNICIPAL LOTS AND BE SURE TO HAVE CASH*

​**PLEASE READ THIS MESSAGE IN ITS ENTIRETY**
​If this message is not updated, please call 845-431-1790.

In the event of inclement weather, this message will be updated at 8:00A.M. with any delays or cancellations.

This is a TWO Part Message:

Part 1:  Jurors with ID#s 4252 through 4460 must report to the Central Jury Room, located at 228 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 at 9:00 A.M. We recommend parking in one of the Muncipal lots instead of using the metered street parking.

 

Part 2: Jurors with ID#s 4461 through 4601 MUST return the bottom right-hand portion of the summons labeled "FOR JURORS ON TRIAL ONLY" (see photo below) in order to receive Good Service for six years. Please mail or drop it off to the Dutchess Commissioner of Jurors, 228 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. *If portion is not received within 10 days of this message, you will be considered delinquent and you will be summoned for another date.*

 

 Thank you for your service. 

 

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​*Don't forget a pen*

 

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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
845-431-1780
 Court Locations
 
Susan Nakutavicius 
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.