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Yates County Jury

 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.  
You may also call 315-835-6312 to hear a recorded message.

Updated as of 1/25/19

Yates Supreme and County Jurors should follow your summons instructions.

Town and Village Jurors should comply with your summon instructions.

Grand Jurors should comply with the directions of the Yates County District Attorney's office.


Thank you for your service!

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



(Trial jurors only)  
Commissioner of Jurors
Carol B. Winslow
Yates County Courthouse
 Court Location
Yates County Courthouse
415 Liberty Street
Penn Yan, NY 14527
Trial Jurors and Grand Jurors
 Report to 2nd floor lobby
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 315-835-6312 after 9:00 a.m. on the day you are to report.
Accessibility   If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 315-835-6312 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 are permitted in the Courthouse , however must be silenced in the courtroom
Meals ​​There is a mid-day lunch break every day.  Several restaurants are located on Main and Liberty Streets. You may check for a listing of local restaurants and their daily specials.   There is also a refrigerator available for your use should you choose to pack a lunch.
Parking/Transportation The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations. Parking is available in the lots off Main Street and Liberty Street and at the Baptist Church and the Presbyterian Church.  PLEASE DO NOT PARK AT THE LIBRARY.
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.