Fulton County Jury Information

Trial jurors are on 'standby' and should report to court ONLY when instructed to do so.  Please review the reporting instructions below, or to hear a recorded message, please call 1-518-706-3255.


These instructions are updated daily after 5:00 PM 



Term Date:   March 18, 2020

Trial Jurors - Reporting Instructions for March 18, 2020: Do not report for jury duty. All trial jury service is                             suspended at this time. You no longer need to check this web page for reporting instructions.




                                In light of public health concerns arising over the corona virus, 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.

                                          The Fulton Co. Commissioner of Jurors Office is closed until further notice.                                                                     

                                                                     Thank you for your cooperation.



The Commissioner of Jurors thanks all jurors for your time, cooperation and contribution to our system of justice


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 518-706-3255 after 9:00 am on the day you are to report.

Accessibility: If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 518-706-3255 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.

Meals: There is a mid-day lunch break everyday.

Parking/Transportation: The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations. Park at the Office for Aging, corner of N. William and W. State Streets.

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

Fulton County Courthouse

223 W. Main Street

Johnstown NY 12095

Trial Jurors report as instructed

Grand Jurors report to Rm. 1

Town/Village Jurors call taped message for reporting instructions and location

Commissioner of Jurors

John P. Gottebehut

Fulton County Commissioner of Juror

223 W. Main Street- Room 12

Johnstown NY 12095

Phone: 518-706-3255

Email the Commissioner: