What are the eligibility requirements to serve as a juror?
• Be a citizen of the United States
• Be a resident of Waterford Township
• Be 18 years or older
• Be physically and mentally able to carry out the functions of a juror. Temporary inability shall not be considered a disqualification
• Not have served as a petit or grand juror, in a court of record, during the preceding 12 months
• Not be under previous conviction of a felony at the time of jury selection
• A person 70 years of age or older may claim exemption from jury service and shall be exempt upon making the request.

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1. How was my name selected?
2. What are the eligibility requirements to serve as a juror?
3. Is jury duty mandatory?
4. Can I get excused from serving on a jury?
5. How much and when will I be paid for my jury service?
6. What if I have already served in the past year?
7. What time do I have to report?
8. What if I need special accommodations?
9. Where do I park?
10. What kind of trial will I hear and how long will the trial take?
11. Why do I have to wait around to serve as a juror?
12. Is there a consequence for my refusal to serve?
13. Is there a dress code?
14. Can I bring my cell phone, pager, camera, computer or food with me?
15. What happens when I get there? How long will I be there?
16. Am I able to have a cigarette break?
17. What about inclement weather conditions?
18. What happens after the verdict?
19. While serving as a juror, how can my family notify me of an emergency?