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Riverside Superior Court Accepting Civil Grand Juror Applications

March 12, 2019

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif – The Riverside Superior Court is seeking qualified citizens interested in serving as civil grand jurors for the time period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. Duties include, but are not limited to, investigating the operations of county government, researching matters of civic concern, and inquiring into public offenses. Applications must be postmarked by March 29, 2019.

Those interested in serving as a grand juror must have the following qualifications:

  • Citizen of the United States

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Resident of Riverside County for at least one year prior to July 1, 2019

  • Be of sound judgment and fair character

  • Possess sufficient knowledge of the English language

  • Be able to attend hearings and meetings three to five days a week.

In addition, applicants cannot:

  • Currently be serving as a trial juror in any court in California

  • Have been discharged as a grand juror within the previous year

  • Be serving as an elected public official

  • Have been convicted of malfeasance in office, or any felony or high crime.

A per diem fee, plus mileage is paid to cover expenses.

An online application is available on the court’s website at Select ‘Grand Jury’ under the ‘Divisions’ tab. An application may also be requested by sending a self-addressed, stamped, business sized envelope to the Riverside Superior Court Jury Services Division at the following address:

Superior Court of California - County of Riverside
Jury Services Division
P.O. Box 400
Riverside, CA 92502

Applications must be postmarked by March 29, 2019, and should also be submitted to the above address. If you have any questions, please call 951-777-3644.

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