13Circuit Court

 

Clerks Office/ Licensing/ Land Records: 410-228-0481
Judge’s Chambers: 410-228-6300
Jury Commissioner: 410-228-9840
District Court: 410-901-1420

Jury Information Recording:  410-221-8701

Click here for Dorchester Jury Explanation and FAQs

Click Here for printable Trial (Petit) Jury Information Sheet

Click here for printable DECEMBER 2022 Tentative Jury Schedule (pdf)

Click here for Jury Service Brochure (pdf)

Click here for GRAND Jury Brochure (pdf)


Excusal Forms

REQUEST FOR EXCUSAL DUE TO CHILD CARE ISSUES

REQUEST FOR EXCUSAL DUE TO FAMILY CARE ISSUES

REQUEST FOR EXCUSAL DUE TO FINANCIAL HARDSHIP

REQUESTS FOR EXCUSAL DUE TO MEDICAL/ DISABILITY ISSUES

**ANY REQUESTS FOR EXCUSAL DUE TO MEDICAL/ DISABILITY ISSUES NEED
TO HAVE DOCUMENTATION FROM YOUR DOCTOR**

*ALSO REMEMBER TO WRITE YOUR BADGE ID# ON ALL SUBMITTED PAPERWORK*

Send all requests and documentation to:
ATTN: Jury Commissioner
P.O. Box 416
Cambridge, MD 21613
email:  deborah.sturgis@mdcourts.gov; or fax: 410-221-0315

*Please note that all excusals are pending until approved by the judge or jury commissioner*


Message updated on 11/21/2022:

If you or someone you have had close contact with is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 including fever, dry cough, sore throat, or difficulty breathing, please contact the jury commissioner for instructions.  (410) 228-9840

In order to protect your and other’s safety, please always bring a mask with you and keep socially distant when possible. Mask mandates change frequently. Upon entrance, security will instruct you on current mask protocols in accordance with the latest COVID-19 Administrative Order. You will be screened by security at entrance. Those who are ill or not in compliance will not be admitted into the courthouse. 

MASKS ARE OPTIONAL

The following message is correct for:

NOVEMBER TRIAL JURORS

Tuesday, November 22

Through

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

*No Jury Service is Required*

*No Orientation is Required*

Jurors are reminded that jury schedules and reporting times change daily.  It is very important that all November jurors call 410-221-8701 or check the website after 5pm on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 for updated information on jury service for November 30, 2022.

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Grand Jury – October 2022 through February 2023.  

 

Please be advised that your potential reporting dates for your term of service which concludes on February 28, 2023, are as follows:

MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2022 AT 9:00 A.M.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2023 AT 9:00 A.M.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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