Seminole County Clerk of Courts

Grant Maloy, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller

Seminole County Juror Excusal/Postponement Form

You may submit this form electronically, by fax, or by U.S. mail.

A reasonable effort will be made to notify you if your request has been approved or denied. However, if you do not receive written or telephonic communication from this office, you must report on the assigned date.


GENERAL INFORMATION:

Please provide the following information, and enter your name, reporting date, and juror number as it appears on your jury summons.

Last Name:   (Example: Smith)
First Name:   (Example: John)
Report Date:   (Example: 07/22/98)
Juror Number:   (Example: J183)
Home Telephone:   (Example: (123) 456-7890)
Work Telephone:   (Example: (123) 456-7890)
E-Mail Address:   (Example: name@place)

If your jury excusal is due to an address change, according to Fla. Stat. S. 322.19, you must notify the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles of these changes within 10 days. The failure to do so is considered a non-moving violation, punishable by a civil penalty of $30 under Fla. Stat. S. 318.18(2).


MANDATORY EXEMPTIONS:

Under Florida Statutes, you may not serve on a jury if you check any of the following:
Persons under prosecution for any crime.
Convicted Felon - Civil rights not restored.
Served as a juror in Seminole County within the year immediately preceding the report date of this summons.
No longer reside in Seminole County, please update the following:
New Address:
Not a citizen of United States.
No longer possess a driver's license or identification card.


OPTIONAL EXEMPTIONS:

You have the option of being excused if you check any of the following:
70 years of age or older, wish to be temporarily excused.
70 years of age or older, wish to be permanently excused.
Parent, not employed full time, with custody of child under the age of six.
Expectant mother.
Person who is physically infirm.
Responsible for the care of someone who is mentally impaired or physically incapable of caring for him/herself (provide explanation below).
Person who because of mental illness, intellectual disability, senility, or other physical or mental incapacity, is permanently incapable of caring for him/herself may be permanently excused (provide physician's statement).
Active federal, state or local enforcement officer or such entities' investigative personnel.


REQUEST FOR EXCUSAL/POSTPONEMENT:

Any request for excusal or postponement should be received at least ten (10) days prior to your report date.

I wish to be excused from jury service due to the following hardship, extreme inconvenience, or public necessity (occupational or business reasons are not valid for excusal):

(100 words or less)
I wish to have my jury service postponed at this time due to the following reason (valid reasons for postponement include, but are not limited to, occupational or business reasons, planned vacations, school attendance or temporary illness).

(100 words or less)