Franklin County Jury Information

UPDATED:  March 16, 2020

Emergency Message Space Holder.

Message updated:  October 29,2019

              Notice from the Commissioner of Jurors re: Coronavirus and Flu

 

In light of public health concerns arising over the coronavirus, please note the following:

 

If you have been summoned for jury duty, beginning on March 16th and continuing until further notice:

  • Please do not appear at the courthouse.  Your service has been suspended at this time.  You will hear from us in the future with another date for service.

 

If you are a juror currently serving on a criminal trial, on a grand jury or on a civil trial where opening statements have been made:

  • You are required to appear to continue your service. 

Thank you.

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 518-353-7355 after 8:30 am on the day you are to report.

Accessibility: If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 518-353-7355 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.

Parking/Transportation: The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations.

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

Franklin County Courthouse

355 West Main Street

Malone NY 12953

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

Kathleen M. Monette

Franklin County Commissioner of Juror

Franklin County Courthouse

355 West Main Street, Suite 4332

Malone NY 12953

Phone: 518-353-7355

Email the Commissioner:

franklinjury@nycourts.gov