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COVID-19 Protocols:

 If you are sick or have respiratory symptoms, a fever or a cough, please do not come to the courthouse.  Please contact your attorney, call the Court at (530) 289-3698, or proceed to the Remote Appearance page. The Court will continue to take reasonable safety precautions to keep the public, court staff, judicial officers and others safe. 

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COVID-19 Protocols:

Actualmente, todos los asuntos se abordan de forma remota a través de Zoom. NO venga a la corte a menos que haya obtenido una orden para comparecer en persona en el Formulario SEI-0031 de la corte. Comuníquese con su abogado, llame a la corte al (530) 289-3698 o vaya a la página de inicio de la Corte Superior de Sierra para obtener más información sobre cómo comparecer de forma remota.

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Jury Duty - An Honored Service

The right to a trial by jury is a privilege that applies to both criminal and civil cases and is recognized as the foundation of the American court system, guaranteed by both the United States and California Constitutions.

Jury Questionnaire

Step 1 – Jury Questionnaire: If you have been summoned for Jury Duty, please update your jury questionnaire at the link below.  You will need the juror badge and group number shown on your summons.

Jury Questionnaire

Upcoming Jury Trials

  • No jury trials are scheduled at this time.

Special Note from the Jury Commissioner's Office

If you are sick, call the Jury Commissioner's Office and DO NOT report for jury service.

  1. Jury service is conducted live, not by remote appearance such as Zoom.
  2. Face coverings are optional regardless of vaccination status. 
  3. Jury deliberations will occur in the courtroom rather than in jury deliberation rooms.
  4. Hand sanitizer is available in the lobby and courtroom.
  5. Plan to pack a lunch to enjoy outside(the courthouse does not have a dining hall), or plan to eat at a local dining establishment.  Downieville has several restaurant/cafe options during the summer months. 

Thank you very much for your willingness to serve as a juror, and to help the Court continue to provide this vital function of our democracy during these extraordinary times.

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