Monmouth County Superior Court Juror Reporting Information

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Message From Assignment Judge Lisa P. Thornton

Welcome to jury duty. Thank you for serving as a juror, representing the community that is Monmouth County . Jurors are an important part of our justice system and jury trials are a key protection within that system. It is an honor to participate as a juror, as well as a civic responsibility.

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Note: This same reporting message is also available by calling 732-677-4204. If the reporting message is not available both here and on the telephone recording, you must report to the courthouse at 8:30 AM.

Failure to Report

Jurors who fail to report as summoned are subject to penalties, including fines and imprisonment. Call the Jury Manager at 732-677-4200 if you have questions about your jury service.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Policy

Please advise the Jury Manager if you require an accommodation in order to serve. The TTY Number is: 732-431-2847.

Dress Code

Jurors must wear clothing appropriate for an appearance in court. Shorts, T-shirts, or clothing containing statements or offensive symbols are not permitted. In addition, work uniforms, including police uniforms, should not be worn.

Courtroom Regulations

  • Cell phones, pagers and electronic devices must be turned off in the courtroom.
  • You are not permitted to read newspapers or others materials in the courtroom.
  • You are not permitted to bring food or beverages into the courtroom.

If You Are Selected As A Juror

  • During jury selection, the judge will instruct you regarding the trial schedule, reporting times, any recesses, lunch arrangements, etc.
  • If you are chosen for a jury, the trial judge will instruct you regarding the trial schedule, reporting times, recesses, etc. The judge's instructions will take precedence over any general instructions given in the assembly area.
  • You must wear your juror badge at all times, inclu