Am I eligible?

Jurors must be:

  • A citizen of the United States.
  • A resident of the City of Hondo.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Able to read and write the English language.
  • Of sound mind.

You cannot serve on a jury if you:

  • Have been convicted of a felony or of any type of theft offense (unless your rights have been restored);
  • Are now on probation or deferred adjudication for a felony or for any type of theft; or
  • Are now under indictment for a felony or are now under criminal charges for any type of theft.
  • If you are in doubt or think you may not be qualified to serve on a jury for one of the above or any other reasons, please notify the judge.

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1. Why is Jury Service important?
2. What is my duty as a Juror?
3. How was I selected?
4. Am I eligible?
5. Who can be excused from Jury Service?
6. What are The Different Types of Cases?
7. Will I be paid for being a Juror?
8. Must my employer pay me while I am on Jury Duty?
9. Who Can Have a Jury Trial?
10. Are There Rules about Jury Conduct?
11. How is a Juror Selected for a Particular Case?
12. What is Voir Dire or Questioning of the Jury Panel?
13. What if I have a Special need or Emergency?