Jury Duty

General Juror Information


Jurors are selected from voter registrations and the Department of Motor Vehicles at random for each court term. Jury payment is set out of the Code of Virginia, Section 17.1-618, which sets the fee for jurors at $30 per day.

Potential Jurors


If you have received a jury questionanaire, please fill it out and send back in the enclosed envelope or visit our website at https://staffordjury.vacourts.gov

If requesting an exemption for jury duty, please provide a written excuse and include your badge number, if possible.

Qualified Jurors


You may call (540) 658-4636, #5 after 6pm, for jury duty line to check for service needed for next day OR you may login to https://staffordjury.vacourts.gov.  You will need your badge number and birthdate to log in.  

Court Location


Jurors report to:
Stafford County Courthouse
1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, Virginia 22554
(corner of Route 1 and Courthouse Road)

Attire


No bare shoulders, no shorts, no flip-flops and no T-shirts with slogans. You may want to bring a light jacket or sweater, as the courtroom may be quite cool.

Lunch


Jurors will be given time for lunch each day.  There is a deli across the street and other fast food establishments wihtin a short driving distrance or you may bring a lunch.  Please be advised some cases have the potential to run ito the evening, prepare accordingly.

Cell Phones


Cell phones are permissible during the breaks, but jurors are required to turn cell phones off during court.  Advise the Secruity desk that you are a Juror and you will be allowed to bring in your cell phone.  Please keep in mind, you will be passing through security, leave all unnecessary items (pocket knives, mace, etc.) at home.

On Your Day of Service


Once Secruity is aware you are a Juror, they will direct you to the Jury Assembly Room on the lower level.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accommodations


If you need ADA accommodations during your jury term, contact Brandi Perkins at (540) 658-8573 upon receipt of your juror summons.

Questions or Concerns


Contact Brandie Perkins at (540) 658-8573 or email at bperkins@courts.state.va.us.