Grand Jury Services

Grand Jury Services


Sherri Adelstein
Denton County District Clerk

Welcome, current and prospective grand jurors!

This site will provide you with the answers to the most frequently asked questions received by this office regarding grand jury service. It will also allow you to use our automated services for completion of your questionnaire and also allows for the claiming of a disqualification or exemption if one applies to you. I hope the convenience of these online services helps make your grand jury selection process and service as comfortable as possible for you.
- Sherri Adelstein

Denton County Courts Building
1450 East McKinney Street
Denton, Texas 76209-4524

Denton County Online Jury Services:

  • Complete your juror questionnaire online
  • Claim a disqualification or exemption online
  • Check your grand juror status online
  • Reprint a copy of your jury badge
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Traffic Delays Expected –
Due to ongoing construction on I-35E, jurors traveling northbound using I-35E to report for jury service will need to allow for additional travel time or consider using the A-train to get to Denton. More information on A-train stops and schedules, along with Connect Bus service information is available at
DCTA.net. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from GPS map results, and you should plan your route accordingly.

Reporting Instructions:

*Please dress appropriately for court. NO SHORTS!*
Denton County Courts Building, 1450 East McKinney Street, Denton, TX 76209-4524, 2nd Floor at 8:45 A.M.

FAQs

Q:
Are grand jurors paid for their service?
A:
Grand jurors are paid for their service. Each prospective grand juror receives six dollars ($6) for the first day of appearance and then forty dollars ($40) for the second and any subsequent days of appearance. Grand jurors may donate their pay to a number of organizations that have been approved by the Denton County Commissioners Court. A total donation made by both petit and grand jurors to those organizations average about $75,000 annually.
Q:
Must my employer pay me while I’m on jury service?
A:
Unfortunately your employer is not currently required by Texas state law to pay you while you are serving jury duty. However the law states that an employer can not terminate your employment for attending jury service.

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