What are the requirements for being a juror?

To serve on a jury in a particular court, you must be a resident of the geographical area served by that particular court. Ohio jurors must be at least 18 years of age, and they must not have lost their right to serve on a jury by having been convicted of certain types of crime. Beyond that, everyone is given the opportunity to be a juror regardless of age (if at least 18) and regardless of occupation. If you are 76 years of age or older, you may request to be excused from jury duty.

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1. How are jurors selected?
2. What are the requirements for being a juror?
3. What is the difference between a petit juror and a grand juror?
4. How do I know when to report?
5. How long will I be reporting for jury duty?
6. Is it possible that I might report for service but not sit on a jury?
7. How many jurors must agree on a verdict?
8. I received a jury summons from Shelby County and I no longer live in Shelby County. What do I do?
9. I received a jury summons for a deceased person. What should I do?
10. I've been called several times for jury duty and yet I know a lot of people who have never been called. Why?
11. Do I have to respond to the jury summons?
12. I have a medical and/or work problem and can't serve jury duty. What do I need to do?
13. I can't serve as a juror at this time of the year. Can I serve later in the year?