8 -05Circuit 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 MAY 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
Or fax: 410-221-0315

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


Message updated on 5/18/2022:

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:

 

MAY TRIAL JURORS

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 through Friday, May 27, 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 May jurors call 410-221-8701 or check the Dorchester County website after 5pm on Friday, May 27 for updated jury service for

May 31, 2022.

 

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Grand Jury – March 2022 through September 2022

 

 

Please be advised that your potential reporting dates for your term of service which concludes on September 30, 2022, are as follows:

 

MONDAY, MAY 16, 2022 AT 9:00 A.M.

MONDAY JULY 18, 2022 AT 9:00 A.M.

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

 

Grand Jury Assembly Room

DORCHESTER COUNTY          CIRCUIT COURT

206 HIGH ST.

CAMBRIDGE, MD 21613

Updated information will be posted on the jury website at www.dorchestercountymd.com or the jury reporting line at 410-221-8701 after 5 p.m. on the Friday prior to the above dates.  Please check this before reporting on the above dates.  If you have any questions, please contact me at your earliest convenience at the above referenced telephone number.

 

Scam Alert! 

If you receive a call in reference to missing Jury Duty and have to pay money or you will be arrested from someone who claims to be a Dorchester County Sheriff Deputy.

Please hang up and call the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Department at 410-228-4141. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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