Jury Service

How did I get summoned for jury service?

The jury selection list comes from Bowie County Voter registration. If you are registered to vote and live in Nash, Texas, you may be sent a jury summons.

Where should I appear?

Check your jury summons. You should appear at the Nash Municipal Court, located at: 119 Elm St. Nash, TX 75569.

How long will my jury service last?

Jury service typically lasts no more than half of a day.

Do I get paid for jury service?

If you are chosen to serve on a panel of six jurors, you will receive $6 a day.

What are the exemptions for jury service?

Jury service may be excused for:

  • Persons over 70 years of age 
  • Persons who have legal custody of a child or children under the age of 16 years, if jury service by that person would necessitate leaving the child or children without supervision 
  • All students of public or private secondary school if jury service would mean that person missing class 
  • Every person who is enrolled and in actual attendance at an institution of higher education 
  • Persons who are the primary caretaker of a person who is unable to care for themselves 
  • An officer or an employee of the Senate, House of Representatives, or any department, commission, board, office, or other agency in the legislative branch of state government 
  • Persons whose service would prevent them from observing a religious holiday or religious belief Persons who have a physical or mental impairment or an inability to understand English 
  • Persons on active military duty

What if I ignore my jury summons?

You can be fined up to $100.

map Contact
Nash Municipal Court
119 Elm St.
P.O. Box 520
Nash, TX 75569

Phone: 903-838-0751
Fax: 903-831-3411
Email: Contact

Hours
Monday-Friday
8:00 am- 5:00 pm