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Jury Duty FAQ



Yes, please visit Maricopa County eJurorlinks to external site.

Yes, however strict provisions apply. Just complete the Juror Affidavit Questionnaire and send it to the Maricopa County Superior Court, Jury Commissioner in the provided envelope. You will receive notice in the mail regarding your request. If you do not have the envelope, mail the Questionnaire to: 

 Maricopa County Superior Court 
 Office of the Jury Commissioner 
 111 S. Third Ave 
 Phoenix, AZ 85003 

 Note that jurors may not request an excuse online or over the phone. 

Yes, you may do so using the Maricopa County eJuror systemlinks to external site. You will not be able to request an excusal, disqualification or additional postponements online. 

Failure to attend jury duty may subject you to penalties provided by law (A.R.S. 21-334). All Scottsdale residents are obligated by state law to serve as a juror unless they are not a United States citizen; are under 18 years of age; Have been convicted of a felony and their civil rights have not been restored. 

No, college student are not exempt from Jury Duty. If you require a postponement, please contact the court. 

 

Some addresses are physically within the City of Scottsdale boundaries but because of overlapping Zip Codes show a different city address such as Paradise Valley or Phoenix. Additionally, if you are eligible to vote in City of Scottsdale elections, pay for City of Scottsdale services (i.e. water, trash pick-up, etc) you are eligible to serve as a juror at the Scottsdale City Court. 

 

If you are no longer a resident of Scottsdale or just have a change of address, please update your information with Superior Courtlinks to external site.

If you are selected to serve on a jury trial, you will not be summoned to serve again for 24 months. If you are not selected to serve on a jury trial, you will not be summoned to serve again for 18 months, with the exception of Federal Court. Only jurors that serve on a trial are exempt for two years from Federal Court. If you receive a summons within these time-frames you should send in the Juror Affidavit Questionnaire indicating the date of your previous appearance. 

 

Immediately contact the Maricopa County Superior Court, Office of the Jury Commissioner at 602-372-5879, press “0”. 

 

Please bring the questionnaire with you when you report for jury duty. 

 

The Superior Court Jury Commissioner develops a list of potential jurors which is drawn from the County Voter Registration List and Department of Transportation records. A computer then randomly selects jurors from all individuals with a Scottsdale residence. 

 

No. It is your responsibility to arrange for child care before you report for jury duty. 

 

No, only jurors are allowed into the Jury Assembly Room. 

 

We will make every attempt to accommodate your needs. Please contact the Scottsdale City Court at least 2 business days before your scheduled jury service. 

 

Have them call the Scottsdale City Court at 480-312-2442 and follow the prompts. As the Court receives a large volume of calls, a fax or email to the Court may receive a quicker response. 

 

Email us at courts@scottsdaleaz.gov OR call and leave a message at 480-312-3088. A court representative will return your call during normal business hours.  OR fax us at 480-312-2764. 

Maricopa County Superior Court, Office of the Jury Commissioner contact information: 

111 S. Third Ave 
Phoenix, AZ 85003 
602-506-5879, press “0” 

Jury Services websitelinks to external site

Jury check-in and selection can take up to 5 hours. Jurors, who are selected to serve as a juror should be prepared to serve at least 2 days, unless otherwise specified by the Court.

Every selection process is different, the Jury Clerk on duty will provide more information on your appearance date.

Contact

City of Scottsdale - City Court

3700 N. 75th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251 
P: 480-312-2442
F: 480-312-2764
court@scottsdaleaz.gov 

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