EL PASO COUNTY 

JURY COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE

Welcome to the Jury Commissioner's Office web page!

From this page, you will be able to get answers to frequently asked questions of jurors.

 

Read this information carefully, then use the link below if you need to fill out an online excuse/postponement form.

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El Paso County Combined Courts

270 S. Tejon, Room W113

P.O. Box 2980

Colorado Springs, CO 80901

719.452.5001
Fax: 719.452.5045

LEGAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR JURY SERVICE:

  • You must be 18 years of age or older.
  • You must live in the county or municipality that summoned you.
  • You must be a United States citizen.
  • You must read, speak, and understand English.
  • You must not have served on a jury for five or more days in the past twelve months.
  • You must not be solely responsible for the daily care of a permanently disabled person.
  • You must not have a physical or mental disability that would prevent your ability to serve as a juror.

JURY SERVICE

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • If you have commitments on the day you are summoned for, CLICK HERE.
  • If you are no longer a resident of El Paso County, CLICK HERE.
  • If you have medical problems that would hinder your jury service, CLICK HERE.
  • If you are a stay-at-home parent, CLICK HERE.
  • If you are not a United States citizen, CLICK HERE.
  • If you are a college student, CLICK HERE.

Click here for the electronic Jury Excuse / Postponement Form

Questions?      E-mail the El Paso County Jury Commissioner's Office

Questions?      E-mail the Teller County Jury Commissioner's Office

 

 

 








POSTPONEMENTS
By state law, each juror is allowed one postponement per jury summons. If you have work conflicts, doctor's appointments, school conflicts, etc., we will grant you a postponement to another day. We allow you to pick the day that you do your juror service. You can pick any day, a Monday through a Thursday, at least 5 weeks after your current summons date. You may call us with the day that you wish to postpone to,
fill our the electronic form, or you may e-mail us.

Click here for the electronic Jury Excuse / Postponement Form

   E-mail the El Paso County Jury Commissioner's Office

    E-mail the Teller County Jury Commissioner's Office





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NO LONGER A RESIDENT
If you are no longer a resident of El Paso county, you are not eligible for jury service in our county. Please fill out the juror question
naire with the address where you have moved to, or are currently living, and send it to us. You may also fill out the electronic form or e-mail that address to us.

Click here for the electronic Jury Excuse / Postponement Form

   E-mail the El Paso County Jury Commissioner's Office

   E-mail the Teller County Jury Commissioner's Office



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




MEDICAL PROBLEMS
If you have medical problems that would preclude you serving as a juror, and are under the age of 72, we will need a doctors note or letter stating you are not eligible to serve as a juror. There is no age limit in the state of Colorado for jury service. If you are over the age of 72; and have a physical or mental problem that would hinder your service as a juror, fill out the juror question
naire and write "physically unable to serve" on it. Please send all correspondence to the return address on the summons.

Click here for the electronic Jury Excuse / Postponement Form

   E-mail the El Paso County Jury Commissioner's Office


   E-mail the Teller County Jury Commissioner's Office



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


STAY-AT-HOME-PARENTS
There are no automatic exemptions from jury service in the state of Colorado. The State will reimburse you for childcare and mileage combined up to $50.00 per day for the first three days of service if you are not employed.
If you are having problems finding childcare, we do have a licensed daycare facility in the courthouse. The facility is called Court Care and you will need to call 719-452-5499 prior to your reporting date to reserve a spot. To view Court Care's website click here.

Click here for the electronic Jury Excuse / Postponement Form

   E-mail the El Paso County Jury Commissioner's Office

   E-mail the Teller County Jury Commissioner's Office




 

 

 

 

 

 

 





Click here for the electronic Jury Excuse / Postponement Form

   E-mail the El Paso County Jury Commissioner's Office

   E-mail the Teller County Jury Commissioner's Office



 

 

 

 

 

 

 







Click here for the electronic Jury Excuse / Postponement Form

   E-mail the El Paso County Jury Commissioner's Office

   E-mail the Teller County Jury Commissioner's Office