|If you have been selected as a prospective
juror, you will be asked to report to this court at 8:15
a.m. on the date of trial. The court is located on the first
floor of the Maumee Municipal Building, 400 Conant Street,
Parking is available behind the municipal building at
Gibbs and Dudley Streets, Gibbs and John Streets, and the
side of the municipal building off John Street (behind the
Charter One Bank). There is also parking on the street on
John Street and Dudley Street.
Please bring your jury summons with you when you appear
for jury service.
Please be sure the address on the summons is correct for
the payment of jury service.
As a prospective and/or seated juror you must reside in
the territorial jurisdiction of this court.
You will receive $10.00 for one-half day of jury service
and $20.00 for a full day of jury service. Most jury trials
in this court will last only one day.
There will be a break for lunch. There are several
restaurants in and around the city of Maumee.
Please come dressed appropriately for juror service. As
the temperature in the courtroom may vary, you may want to
bring a sweater or jacket with you.
Do not bring children or anyone with you. You may spend
some time waiting. You may want to bring some reading
material with you.
If you need proof that you have served as a prospective
and/or seated juror for your employer, please go the counter
after you have been dismissed. A staff member will prepare
documentation for you.
As a prospective and/or seated juror, you may not discuss
this case with anyone until it is finished.
Eight jurors and one alternate will be selected as the
panel of jurors. At the end of the trial, the alternate
juror will be dismissed. The other jurors will be
sequestered for deliberations.
The first job, after the jurors have been sequestered, is
to select a foreperson to represent and speak for the rest
of the jurors.
If you need any questions answered during the time you
are sequestered, write the questions down, inform the
bailiff by knocking on the door. The bailiff will then refer
your questions to the Judge. The Judge will relay the
answers to you through the bailiff in the same manner.
When the jurors have reached a verdict, the jury
foreperson should knock on the door and let the bailiff know
they have reached their verdict.