Who is eligible to serve on a jury?

All U.S. citizens age 18 or older who live in York County are qualified to serve as jurors, with the exception of:

  • Individuals unable to speak and/or understand the English language
  • Individuals who, because of mental or physical conditions, are unable to render efficient service
  • Individuals convicted of a crime and sentenced to more than 1 year of incarceration who have not been granted a pardon or amnesty

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1. I’ve received a jury summons, what should I do?
2. What happens if I ignore the summons?
3. Where is the courthouse?
4. What happens if I don’t want to serve or have a conflict?
5. Will I be paid and/or receive travel mileage to serve?
6. Will I receive meals while serving?
7. Who is eligible to serve on a jury?
8. What kind of cases might I hear as a juror?