How was my name selected for jury service?

Chester County uses lists from the Departments of Human Services, Transportation, Revenue and State as well as the Chester County Voters Services list. The required number of jurors for a particular day are randomly selected by the computer and summoned to appear for jury service.

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1. How do I get to the Jury Assembly Room?
2. Who may be called to serve as a juror?
3. How was my name selected for jury service?
4. Why have some people never been called for jury service and I’ve been called more than once?
5. Will I be automatically exempt from jury service if I am a doctor, lawyer, dentist or school teacher?
6. How long will I have to serve?
7. What can I expect when reporting for jury service?
8. What time will I arrive and leave?
9. What is the phone call-in procedure?
10. How much do I get paid for jury service?
11. Is my employer required to pay me while I am serving on jury service?
12. What happens if I ignore a jury summons or fails to report for jury service?
13. Is there an exemption due to my age?
14. Why do I have to wait until the night before to find out if I have to report?
15. What should I do if being a juror at that time would create a hardship for me?
16. Where do I park when I report for jury service?
17. What if I have an emergency on the day that I am to report?
18. What is the dress code for jury service?
19. Will I have to go through any security measures when I enter the Justice Center?
20. Do you provide childcare while serving as a juror?
21. What should I bring when I report?
22. What happens if there is inclement weather on the day I am required to report?
23. Who are the people in the courtroom?
24. What is the sequence of a trial?