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Petit Jury FAQs
How and when will I be paid for Petit Jury?
You will receive an attendance fee of $50.00 per day for each day of service, plus a mileage allowance for round trip travel. You are entitled to this mileage allowance no matter what method of transportation you utilize. You will also be reimbursed for any tolls that you incur. Checks are issued by this office twice a month.
How will I know when and where to report?
Reporting and calling instructions are explained under "Information and Instructions for Federal Jurors of New Jersey" on this web site.
Information, Instruction and Directions:
Maps to the Court Houses:
If after reviewing the Information and Instructions and you still have questions, please contact your local Jury Department:
- Camden : 856-757-5039
- Newark : 973-645-3499
- Trenton : 609-989-2141
What is the term of Service?
The term of service is two weeks. Your term of service is provided in the jury information sheet/pamphlet enclosed with your summons. The term begins on the date designated on the summons.