Requests for Jury Service Changes CANNOT be handled by telephone. You may use the electronic form below OR make your request in writing with the provided proof and mail it to:
Chief District Court Judge
C/O Clerk of Superior Court
P.O. Box 20099
Winston-Salem, NC 27120
If sending your request by mail, it must be received by the Chief District Court Judge BEFORE your scheduled appearance date.
To use the electronic request system below, you must submit your request a MINIMUM of TEN (10) working days prior to your appearance date
Jury service is the solemn obligation of all qualified citizens. Excuses from the discharge of this responsibility may be granted only for reasons of compelling personal hardship. Persons qualified to serve must:
Exemptions, Excuses and Postponements may be granted for the following reasons:
Excuses will be granted ONLY for reasons of compelling personal hardship. Requests for excuses and postponements for jury duty must be made by mail or electronically using the request form below. Your excuse CANNOT be handled by phone.
Until you receive a response from the Clerk of Court’s Office, you are still required to appear at the Hall of Justice for Jury Duty on the date indicated by your summons if your juror number is called. If you DO NOT receive any response, you are still required to appear for jury service if your juror number is called. Click Here to see called juror numbers.
You must have the following three (3) items and/or capabilities to use this service.
Attaching the wrong image, misspelled names or other typographical errors will result in the immediate denial of your request(s) and you will then be required to appear in court on your assigned date and time.
The Forsyth County Clerk’s Office, District Court Judge’s Office Staff, and the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office are unable to answer questions regarding the above items.
By submitting the following form you are requesting to be disqualified or excused from jury service; or to postpone / defer your jury service date.