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Warren County Circuit Court has four terms.
Each term lasts three months, which begin on the second Monday on the following months:
Your jury panel is your group or team of jurors. Each panel is given a color. This color will not change throughout your term. It is important that you remember this color.
You may check trial dates the following ways:
i. Call the juror message line; 540-551-4090
ii. Check the Warren County Circuit Court Facebook page.
iii. Check the ezJury Portal
All jurors are to report at 8:00 am on the first date of juror service, and 8:30 am for all other assigned dates, unless otherwise notified. Please call the juror line at 540-551-4090 for any other updates in the service date and time of arrival.
Arrive at the Warren County Courthouse on the date assigned. Please report to the 2nd floor lobby for further instruction. You will be checked in and will need to present one of the following forms of ID:
i. Valid Virginia driver’s license
ii. Virginia voter registration card
iii. Social Security Card
iv Any other government agency-issued ID
v Any valid employee identification card containing a photograph of the juror and issued by an employer of the juror in the ordinary course of the employer’s business.
vi If the juror is unable to present one of these forms of identification, the juror shall sign a sworn affidavit affirming, under penalty of perjury, that they are the named juror.
During check-in, you will receive payment, in the amount of $50.00 for your day of service. You will then be provided a juror number. You will be directed to a courtroom, or other designated space, to sit in your numbered seat. Seats will have a lanyard with the corresponding juror number you will wear until excused.
You will then participate in a process called Voir Dire, which is a series of questions asked to select a panel of jurors.
Jurors may be summonsed to appear in court to show cause for failure to appear for jury service. According to Virginia Code §8.01-356, any juror given due notice to appear in court and fails to do so without sufficient excuse, may be fined not less than $50.00 nor more than $200.00
If you have moved outside of Warren County, VA, please inform the Warren County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office at 540-635-2435, of your new address so records may be updated.
Please provide written notice of planned events that could conflict with your term of service to the Clerk of the Circuit Court. Please include your name, jury panel assignment, and your reason for asking for excusal. You must include the specific dates of your request. You may send this request to: 1 E. Main Street, Front Royal, VA 22630. You may also request excusal via the ezJury Portal. Only the judge of this court may excuse a juror for any reason not included in Virginia Code §8.01-341.
Please see Virginia Code §8.01-341.
You address all requests for excusals, in writing, to the judge of this court. Please address a letter to the Judge of the Warren County Circuit Court, 1 E. Main Street, Front Royal, VA 22630. You must include your name, assigned juror panel, and the reason for being excused. Please include any documentation substantiating your request to include doctor’s notes. Only the judge of this Court may excuse for any reason not defined under Virginia Code §8.01-341. You may also make these requests via the ezJury Portal.