Jury Duty Information

JURY PAY: $10.00 per day.
MILEAGE:  As authorized by K.S.A. 75-3203

A Qualified Juror must be:

  1. Citizens of United States and residents of the county in which they have been summoned to serve.

  2. Possess qualification of elector
    a.  Be at least 18 years of age.
    b.  Resident of county for at least 20 days.

A Person NOT Qualified to serve as a Juror:

  1. Persons unable to understand the English language with a degree of proficiency sufficient to respond to a jury questionnaire form prepared by the commissioner.

  2. Persons under adjudication of in competency.

  3. Persons who within 10 years immediately preceding have been convicted of or pleaded guilty to an indictment or information charging a felony.

  4. Persons who served as jurors in the county within one year immediately preceding.

Persons Who May Be Excused With Judges Approval:

  1. Persons so physically or mentally infirm as to be unequal to the task of ordinary jury duty.

  2. Persons required elsewhere for public welfare, health or safety.

  3. Where jury service causes extraordinary or compelling personal hardship.

  4. Because a personal relationship to parties or an interest in the case to be tried is such that there is a probability such persons would find it difficult to be impartial

Jury Lists Maybe Compiled From:

  1. Voter registration records, or

  2. Census records, or

  3. Enumeration lists, or

  4. Drivers license lists, including lists of holders of state-issued nondrivers' identification cards.