Montgomery County Jury Information

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. 

 

Please, call or email your local Commissioner of Jurors Office with further questions. 

 

Telephone reporting:  (518)853-8150    

E-mail reporting:  montgomeryjury@nycourts.gov

REMINDER:

DO NOT GIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION OVER THE TELEPHONE OR IN PERSON TO ANYONE STATING THEY REPRESENT THE JURY OFFICE, THE STATE POLICE OR THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE - EVEN IF THREATENED WITH ARREST.

CALL THE COMMISSIONER OF JUROR'S OFFICE IMMEDIATELY!!  (518) 853-8150

Trial jurors should report to court ONLY when instructed.  These instructions are updated daily at 5:00 PM.  Please review the reporting instructions below, or, to hear a recorded message please call 518-853-8150 or 518-853-4222.     

 

Term Date:  Monday March 23, 2020          Town Of Mohawk

 

Reporting Instructions:  See notices below.    

                                                                                             

 

 

General Information

Emergency: If illness or emergency prevent you from reporting for jury duty please call 518-853-8150 or 518-853-4516 after 9:00 am on the day you are to report.    For Emergency CLOSURES please call (518) 285-4627.

Accessibility: If you have a disability and need an accommodation call 518-853-8150 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.

Court Hours: Court normally operates from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a lunch hour and breaks throughout the day.  Court sessions rarely continue beyond 4:45 pm.

Electronics: Cell phones and other electronic devices may be used in the jury assembly room and other waiting areas.  They must be turned off during jury selection and trial.  There is public access WIFI in the courthouse.  There are also a computer work station in the law library for use in legal research only.

Meals: There is a lunch break everyday.  Local eateries: Subway, Stewart's, Cumberland Farms, Dunkin Donuts, TJ's, Michael's Diner, McDonald's.

Parking/Transportation: The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations.  Parking is limited at and around the courthouse area, please plan to arrive early.

Security:  All individuals entering the building must pass through a magnetometer.  

Court Locations

Montgomery County Courthouse

58 Broadway 

Fonda NY 12068

Trial Jurors report to Room 48

Grand Jurors report to Room 48

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

Commissioner of Jurors

Theresa E. Santos

Montgomery County Courthouse

Room 12

58 Broadway

Fonda, NY 12068

Phone: 518-853-8150

Fax: 518-853-8304

Email the Commissioner:

montgomeryjury@nycourts.gov