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Q: Can I volunteer for jury service or send someone in my place if I am unable serve?

Q: I received a jury summons for the previous resident of my home. What should I do?

Q: I've been called several times for jury duty and yet I know a lot of people who have never been called. Why?

Q: I got a jury summons for a deceased family member. What should I do?

Q: What kinds of cases will I be involved in?

Q: I meet the eligibility requirements for serving as a juror but am I really "qualified" to serve?

Q: How did my name get selected for jury duty?

Q: Will my family be able to contact me at the courthouse in the event of an emergency?

Q: What hours will I serve?

Q: What if my employer requires me to turn in a statement that verifies my attendance to jury duty?

Q: Is it possible that I might report for jury duty but never get to sit on a jury?

Q: What happens when I report for jury duty?

Q: I got a jury summons in the mail. What do I do?

Q: I've heard that there's a lot of "hurry up and wait" involved with jury duty. What can I do while I'm waiting?

Q: Do I have to respond to the jury summons?

Q: I got a jury summons for Franklin County and I no longer live in Franklin County. What do I do?

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