What time will I arrive and leave?

The normal business hours for the Chester County courts are 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. You may be required to report at a different time. The phone call-in system will advise you of the specific time to report if your services are required. If you are seated on a trial, you may serve later than 4:30 p.m. Breaks and a minimum of one hour for lunch will be provided.

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