Notice form the Commissioner of Jurors re: Coronavirus and Flu
In light of public health concerns arising over the coronairus, please note the following;
If you have been summoned for jury duty, beginning March 16 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 a civil trial where opening statements have been made:
* You are required to appear to continue your service when directed to come in.
Thank you for your cooperation.
PLEASE FEEL FREE TO EMAIL WITH ANY QUESTIONS.
QUESTIONS WILL NOT BE ANSWERED VIA TELEPHONE AT THIS TIME.
Telephone reporting: 518-285-6188
All GRAND jurors must report at the time and date indicated on the summons you received in the mail. All TRIAL and TOWN AND VILLAGE jurors are on 'telephone standby' and should report to court ONLY when instructed. Please review the reporting instructions below and call 1-518-285-6188 to hear a recorded message with further reporting instructions.
These instructions are updated weekly on Mondays.
INFORMATION FOR THE WEEKS DURING: March 2020
HAMILTON COUNTY COMMISSIONER OF JURORS INFORMATION PAGE
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.
Office Hours: The Commissioner of Jurors is generally in the office on MONDAYS ONLY during normal business hours. Periodically the office is open other times during the week depending on the court schedule. Messages are checked frequently and calls are returned as soon as possible.
Absence of Emergency: If illness or emergency prevents you from reporting, please call at 518-548-3211 after 9:30 am on the day you are to report.
Accessibility: If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 518-548-3211 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. There are several locations to eat within 10 miles of the Courthouse. Court staff will be able to assist with directions and hours upon request.
Parking/Transportation: The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations. Free Parking is available in the vicinity of the Courthouse.
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.
Hamilton County Courthouse
102 County View Drive
Lake Pleasant NY 12108
Trial Jurors report to Upper Level
Grand Jurors report to Upper Level
Town/Village Jurors check your summons for instructions and reporting address
Commissioner of Jurors
Hamilton County Commissioner of Juror
P.O. Box 701
Lake Pleasant NY 12108
Email the Commissioner: