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Jury Services

Information and instructions if you've received a jury summons

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Respond to Your Summons

Jury service is mandatory and prospective jurors' names are obtained from voter registration and DMV records. Service may be required as often as once per year and can be from one day to the length of one trial, starting at 8:00 a.m. and ending at 5:00 p.m. If you have received a jury summons, access the juror web portal for confirmation of reporting time, date, and location instructions.

Important:

Effective March 1, 2021: The Riverside Superior Court has resumed jury trials (General Order 2021-9) (pdf ).

Due to constitutional requirements, the Court has summoned jurors for a limited number of jury trials. Cases with constitutional and statutory timeframes approaching will have priority.

The Court remains committed to keeping jurors, attorneys, staff, and all other court users safe and has worked with the Riverside County Public Health Officer to develop protocols designed to protect the health and safety of jurors. These protocols include:

  • calling in jurors only when a case is ready to proceed to trial to reduce the number of jurors reporting at the same time;
  • requesting that prospective jurors complete an online availability form prior to reporting for service in order to minimize the number of jurors reporting to the courtroom for jury selection; and
  • implementing heightened cleaning protocols that include daily sanitation of common and high-traffic areas.

Reporting For Service

Please check your status before reporting for jury service. You may check your status through one of the following options:

Do Not Report for Jury Service If:

  1. You have been diagnosed with or are likely to have COVID-19
  2. You are currently scheduled to test for COVID-19 or you are awaiting test results
  3. You have been in close contact with a person diagnosed with or likely to have COVID-19 or
  4. You are feeling ill and experiencing COVID-19 symptoms as described by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including but not limited to fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle body ache, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, or diarrhea.

    Instead, please contact our office so that your service may be postponed.

    Jury Office:

Jury Service Reminders:

You may request a text or call reminder by calling the automated jury system and selecting the ‘request reminder’ option, or text your badge number to 951.289.7434 and selecting the 'More' option. Standard text messaging rates may apply.

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Information for Jurors & Media

Jurors and News Media

When you are a juror, you will play a critical role in ensuring that all parties receive a fair trial. Your decision must be based solely on the information you receive in the courtroom. Remember, if you were a litigant, you would want your decision based only on what the jurors were supposed to see and hear, not something they found on the internet, a social network site, or from the media.

Please remember these rules:

Do not send or receive any electronic communications about the case

This includes texting, emailing, blogging, tweeting, or posting information, not even to friends and family, on social network sites. You should not use any electronic device to hear about, discuss, or even mention, anything about the case while you are a juror.

Do not look for any information about the case

Do not look for, or look up, anything about the case, including searching on the internet or other reference sources. Do not ask anyone about the case or any issue in the case.

Do not listen to news reports about the case

Do not read, watch, or listen to news stories, blogs, or other information about the case while you are a juror.

A violation of these rules may cause a mistrial, deprive the litigants of a fair trial, and/or result in a penalty against you including up to 6 months in jail and/or a fine of up to $1,000. Thank you for serving as a juror.

Contact the Jury Office

  • Riverside

    Jury Assembly Room

    4100 Main Street

    Riverside, CA 92501

    Fax: 951.777.3416

  • Indio

    Jury Assembly Room

    46-200 Oasis Street

    Indio, CA. 92201

    Fax: 760.393.2643

  • Southwest (Murrieta)

    Jury Assembly Room

    30755 "D" Auld Road

    Murrieta, CA. 92563

    Fax: 951.704.7568

  • Banning

    Jury Assembly Room

    311 East Ramsey Street

    Banning, Ca. 92220

    Fax: 951.572.5440