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Municipal Court Jury Service
The United States Constitution and the Texas Constitution guarantee all people, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin or economic status, the right to trial by an impartial jury. Justice ultimately depends to a large measure upon the quality of the jurors who serve in our courts.

When you are called for jury duty, you will receive a document in the mail called a summons.

You can read more information about jury service in the Texas Uniform Jury Handbook.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Be a citizen of the United States and of this state
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Reside in the county of your jury service
  • Be able to read and write
  • Be of sound mind
  • Be a city resident

Disqualification Criteria

  • You have been convicted of a felony or of any type of theft (unless rights have been restored)
  • You are now on probation or deferred adjudication for a felony or for any type of theft
  • You are now under indictment for a felony or are now under criminal charges for any type of theft

When You Can Be Excused

  • Are over 70 years of age
  • Have legal custody of a child less than 10 years of age and jury service would leave the child unsupervised
  • Are a student in class
  • Are the caretaker of a person who is unable to care for themselves (an invalid)
  • Can show a physical or mental impairment or an inability to comprehend or to communicate in English

Contact Us

Municipal Court
Email

130 S. Chestnut St.
McKinney, TX 75069
Map

Ph 972-547-7676
Fax 972-547-7686

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