ONTARIO COUNTY JURY INFORMATION
REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE JURY TERM COMMENCING:
MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2018
All trial jurors are on "standby". Trial jurors report for service only when instructed.
Grand Jurors and Town/Village Jurors check your summons for instructions.
These instructions are updated daily.
You may also call 585-412-5298 to hear a recorded message after 5:30 P.M. the
Friday before your term commences. This message will be on all weekend.
The Commissioner of Jurors thanks all jurors
for your time, cooperation and contribution to our system of justice.
Absence or Emergency If illness or emergency prevents you from reporting, please call our office at 585-412-5298 after 9:30 a.m. on the day you are to report.
Accessibility If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 585-412-5298.
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. Please do not bring sharp objects (nail file, knives, etc.) they will be confiscated by Court Security and returned when you leave for the day.