- U.S. citizenship
- Legal residency within the county that issues the summons.
- Minimum age of at least 18 years.
Section 40.013 of the Florida states the reasons a person may be excused from jury service. Exemptions are broken down into two categories, which are “Optional Exemption” and “Mandatory Disqualified Exemption”. The conditions for exemptions are as shown below:
- You are an expectant mother.
- You are 70 years of age or older.
- You are a parent not employed full time and have the care and custody of a child under 6 years of age.
- You were previously summoned and appeared as a prospective juror in Nassau County within one (1) year. (One year constitutes last date served up to and including the new date that you are to appear).
- You take care of a person who is incapacitated mentally or physically.
- You are a full-time federal, state or local law enforcement officer or investigator employed by a law enforcement agency.
- You are not 18 years old.
- You are not a citizen of The United States.
- You hold the position of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Cabinet Officer, Clerk of the Court, or Judge.
- You are a convicted felon and your civil rights have not been restored.
- You are currently under prosecution for a crime.
- You no longer reside in Nassau County.
ROBERT M. FOSTER JUSTICE CENTER
76347 Veterans Way
Yulee, Florida 32097
HISTORIC COURTHOUSE416 Centre Street
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
HOURS OF OPERATION
8:30-5:00, Monday - Friday
( Excluding Holidays )
Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want e-mail address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.