Court Now Accepting Civil Grand Juror Applications

The Riverside County Superior Court is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications from qualified citizens interested in being nominated to serve as civil grand jurors for the time period July 1 2015, through June 30, 2016.
Those interested in serving as a grand juror must have the following qualifications: • Must be a citizen of the United States;
• Must be 18 years of age or older;
• Must be a resident of Riverside County for at least one year prior to July 1 2015; • Must be of sound judgment and fair character;
• Must possess sufficient knowledge of the English language;
• Must be able to attend hearings and meetings three to five days a week; • Must not be serving as a trial juror in any court in California;
• Cannot have been discharged as a grand juror within the previous year; • Cannot be serving as an elected public official; and
• Cannot have been convicted of malfeasance in office, or any felony or high
crime.
Duties include, but are not limited to, investigating the operations of county government, researching matters of civic concern, and inquiring into public offenses.
A per diem, plus mileage is paid to defray expenses.
A fillable application can be located on the court’s website at
http://riverside.courts.ca.ciov/ by selecting 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. Applications must be received by March 27, 2015, and should be submitted to:
Riverside Superior Court – County of Riverside
Jury Services Division
P.O. Box 400
Riverside, CA 92502

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