Trial jurors should report to court ONLY when instructed.  Please review the reporting instructions below, or to hear a recorded message, please call 1-845-208-7895.

 

These instructions are updated daily at 6:00 PM 

 

Term Date: Monday, March 23, 2020 and March 30,2020
 

Trial Jurors - Reporting Instructions for: SEE BELOW

 

 

 

Information on court closings is available here 

    

NOTICE FROM THE COMMISSIONER OF JUROR'S RE: CORONA VIRUS AND FLU

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 23 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 WITH FURTHER QUESTIONS.  

THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.

TELEPHONE REPORTING:  (845)208-7855       EMAIL REPORTING: PUTNAMJURY@NYCOURTS.GOV

 

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 845-208-7855 after 8:30 am on the day you are to report.

Accessibility: If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 845-208-7855 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.  There are also computer work stations in the assembly room.

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

Parking/Transportation: The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations.  There is ample free parking throughout the Courthouse campus. There is no need to use your parking pass attached to your summons.

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

Putnam County Courthouse

20 County Center

Carmel NY

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

Rudy Guigliano

Putnam County Courthouse

20 County Center

Carmel NY

Email the Commissioner:

putnamjury@nycourts.gov