Your name was obtained from the voters’ registration records, and then randomly selected from a computerization program.
Cases presented to the Grand Jury are of a criminal nature. The Grand Jury does not determine guilt or innocence; it only decides if there is sufficient evidence for a formal charge - “an indictment”.
You need to fill out the card self-addressed, stamped card. Answer each question completely and then return it within five (5) days.
Your term of service on jury duty is for three (3) months; however, if selected, generally, you are only required to be present the first Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday - a total of nine (9) days - of every month during your term of service. Also, there may be times when you could be called in for a special grand jury session during your term.
You must report to the “Office of the Clerk of Courts” at the Erie County Common Pleas Courthouse, 323 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, Ohio. This is on the 1st floor of the Courthouse, immediately to your right upon entering the courthouse.
No, but return the completed card along with a note stating you no longer reside in Erie County.
Submit your request in writing, with any appropriate supporting documentation that you want the Court to review, then mail it with your completed self-addressed, stamped card. Medical reasons must include documentation by your physician/healthcare provider. Employment related reasons must be submitted and supported by you, not by your employer. The Court will review your request / documentation, and will inform you by letter if your request has been granted or denied.
If the weather is bad, listen to radio stations WLEC or WCPZ of Sandusky for any appropriate announcements.
You can call Lori Rickenbaughat (419) 624-6313 Mon.- Fri. 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.