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PETIT JURY

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 2017, CRIMINAL PETIT JURY

If you have been summoned to appear for Criminal Petit Jury beginning Monday, August 7, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., You will need to report.

 

MONDAY,SEPTEMBER 11, 2017, CRIMINAL PETIT JURY

If you have been summoned to appear for Criminal Petit Jury beginning Monday, September 11, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., You will need to report.

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017, CIVIL PETIT JURY

If you have been summoned to appear for Civil Petit Jury beginning Monday, September 18, 2017, at 9:00 a.m., You will need to report.

 

 

 

 

GRAND JURY

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017, GRAND JURY

If you have been summoned to appear for Grand Jury beginning Monday, August 28, 2017, at 9:00 a.m., You will need to report.

 

 



 

Juror Qualifications 

 

You must have the following qualifications to serve as a juror:

  • You must be a citizen of the United States and of this state who has resided within Allen Parish for at least one year immediately preceding this date

  • You must be at least 18 years of age

  • You must be able to read, write, and speak the English language and be possessed of sufficient knowledge of the English language

  • You must not be under interdiction or incapable of serving as a juror because of a mental or physical infirmity, provided that no person shall be deemed incompetent solely because of the loss of hearing in any degree

  • You must not be under indictment for a felony nor have been convicted of a felony for which you have not been pardoned

 

Exemptions from Jury Service

 

  • If you have actually served on a jury within the last 2 years you may claim this exemption.  If you wish to serve on the jury you need not claim this exemption

  • If you are over the age of 70, you may claim this exemption.  If you wish to serve on the jury you need not claim this exemption

 

 

 

     All requests to be excused from jury duty must be made in writing explaining your hardship or why you feel you cannot serve, along with a current telephone number.  You may also claim an exemption or state your lack of qualification to serve as a juror by returning your subpoena with the appropriate information included thereon.  Please forward all requests to the presiding judge as directed below NO LATER THAN 2 BUSINESS DAYS PRIOR TO THE TRIAL DATE: 

 

Jury Service for August 7, 2017, mail all excuses to:

 

           Judge Joel G. Davis

            P.O. Box 496

            Oberlin, LA 70655

 

Jury Service for August 28, 2017, mail all excuses to:

 

           Judge Joel G. Davis

            P.O. Box 496

            Oberlin, LA 70655

 

Jury Service for September 11, 2017, mail all excuses to:

 

           Judge E. David Deshotels

           P.O. Drawer A

           Oberlin, LA 70655

 

Jury Service for September 18, 2017, mail all excuses to:

 

           Judge Joel G. Davis

            P.O. Box 496

            Oberlin, LA 70655

 

                 OR:

EMAIL your excuse to: [email protected]