Cattaraugus County Jury Information

Trial jurors should report to court ONLY when instructed.  Please review the reporting instructions below, or to hear a recorded message, please call 1-716-379-6641.

 

These instructions are updated daily at 6:00 PM 

 

Term Date:   FRIDAY DECEMBER 06, 2019
 

Trial Jurors - Reporting Instructions for:  FRIDAY DECEMBER 06, 2019

    

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FRIDAY DECEMBER 06, 2019

FOR JURORS WHO RECEIVED SUMMONS TO REPORT ON FRIDAY DECEMBER 06, 2019 FOR CATTARAUGUS COUNTY CAN DISREGARD YOUR SUMMONS.  JURY SELECTION FOR THIS DATE HAS BEEN CANCELED, THEREFORE, YOU DO NOT NEED TO REPORT.  YOU WILL BE GIVEN GOOD SERVICE CREDIT AND WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR NEW YORK STATE JURY SERVICE FOR THE NEXT SIX YEARS.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION AND WILLINGNESS TO SERVE. 

We never call and ask you for personal information.  NEVER give out personal information over the telephone.

General Information

Absence of Emergency: If illness or emergency prevents you from reporting, please call at 716-379-6641 after 8:30 am on the day you are to report.

Accessibility: If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 716-379-6641 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.

Court Hours: Court normally operates from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm., with a lunch hour and breaks throughout the day.  Court sessions rarely continue beyond 5:00 pm.

Electronics: Cell phones and other electronic devices may be used in the jury assembly rooms and other waiting areas.  They must be turned off during jury selection and trial.  There is public access WIFI in the County courthouse.

Meals: There is a mid-day lunch break everyday.  Little Valley Location: YOU MAY BRING A BAGGED LUNCH, OR THERE IS A SNACK BAR ON THE FIRST FLOOR THAT SERVES A DAILY LUNCH SPECIAL.

Parking/Transportation: The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations.  Little Valley Location:  THERE ARE 2 PARKING LOTS FOR JUROR USE, THE MAIN PARKING LOT LOCATED ON THE CORNER OF 8TH STREET AND COURT, AND THE REAR PARKING LOT LOCATED IN THE BACK OF THE COUNTY BUILDING. 

Security: Court Officers are stationed throughout the court.  Members of the public must pass through a magnetometer to enter.  Please arrive early and allow extra time for this process.

Court Locations

Cattaraugus County Courthouse

303 Court Street 

BLittle Valley NY 14755

Trial Jurors report to Jury Assembly Room

Grand Jurors follow instructions on your summons

Town/Village Jurors check your summons for instructions and reporting address

Commissioner of Jurors

Verna Dry

Cattaraugus County and Supreme Court

303 Court Street - 2nd Floor

Little Valley NY 14755

Phone: 716-379-6641

Email the Commissioner:

cattaraugusjury@nycourts.gov

Help

Submit Your Qualification Questionnaire

Postpone Your Jury Service  (Trial Jurors only)

postponement requests must be made within 10 days after receiving your summons

Information for Employers

Trial Juror's Handbook

Grand Juror's Handbook