Wayne County Jury Information

Trial jurors should report to court ONLY when instructed.  Please review the reporting instructions below, or to hear a recorded message, please call 1-315-665-8120.

 

These instructions are updated daily after 5:00 PM 

 

 

No Emergency Message 

The NYS Unified Court System would like to assure you that your health and safety remain a top priority for us as we resume essential court operations, including jury service.

What to Expect When You Appear:

  • Regular deep cleaning of court facilities with enhanced cleaning of commonly used areas

  • Limited people in courthouse

  • Mandatory use of face masks by court personnel and court visitors

    • Please bring your own mask/face covering

  • Plexiglass barriers may be present at various locations (i.e. magnetometers, x-ray machines, assembly room desks)

  • Indicators, like blue tape, may be present in public areas to ensure physical distance of at least 6 feet (to meet social distancing standards)

  • Hand sanitizer for all court visitors

 

Please note the following: 

  • Bring your own pen/pencil and take it with you when you leave.

  • Bring your own books/magazines/electronic devices and charges.

  • Jurors may bring their own resealable beverage and snack or food that does not require refrigeration.

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

Updated as of 12/18/2020

CURRENTLY SERVING GRAND JURORS: 

You are required to continue to report ​as instructed through the end of this term.

This includes the following dates:

Monday, December 21, 2020

Monday, December 28, 2020

Report by 9:00 am to the 2nd floor of the

Wayne County Historic Courthouse

26 Church Street

Lyons, NY 14489

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STANDBY GRAND JURORS SUMMONED FOR THE COURT TERM TO BEGIN

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Friday, January 8, 2021

If you have received a summons for Grand Jury, please call (315) 665-8120 or check nyjuror.gov

after 5:00 pm on Thursday, January 7, 2021 for further reporting instructions. 

THANK YOU FOR BEING AVAILABLE FOR JURY SERVICE 

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 315-665-8118 after 8:30 am on the day you are to report.

Accessibility: If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 315-665-8118 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.

Court Hours: Court normally operates from 9:15 am to 4:30 pm., with a lunch hour and breaks throughout the day.  Court sessions rarely continue beyond 4:30 pm.  The building does not open to the public until 8:45am.

Electronics: Cell phones and other electronic devices may be used in the jury assembly rooms and other waiting areas.  They must be turned off when you are in the courtroom.  Cameras, recorders and other electronic devices are not allowed in the building.  Please leave them in your vehicle.

Meals: There is a mid-day lunch break everyday.  You may bring your own lunch or purchase lunch from a local restaurant.

Parking/Transportation: The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations.  Free parking is available at the municipal parking lots on Montezuma Street and along Broad Street in the village.   Limited handicap parking is available at the Hall of Justice, 54 Broad Street, Lyons.

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

Wayne County Hall of Justice

54 Broad Street

Lyons NY 14489

Trial Jurors report to the third floor 

Grand Jurors report to the third floor

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

Commissioner of Jurors

Adrianne Kidder

Wayne County Hall of Justice

54 Broad Street - Room 106

 

Lyons NY 14489

Phone: 315-665-8118

Email the Commissioner:

waynejury@nycourts.gov

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