If you received a jury summons for Tuesday, March 26, 2024, jury duty has been cancelled. Thank you for your cooperation.

 

 

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Parish Jury Duty

If you have received a summons to appear for Jury Duty please call 225-222-4514 the evening before your appearance date for reporting instructions

Juror Qualifications

                 You must have the following qualifications to serve as a juror:

· You must be a citizen of the United States and of this state who has resided within St. Helena Parish for at least one year immediately preceding this date

· You must be at least 18 years of age

· You must be able to read, write, and speak the English language and be possessed of sufficient knowledge of the English language

· You must not be under interdiction or incapable of serving as a juror because of a mental or physical infirmity, provided that no person shall be deemed incompetent solely because of the loss of hearing in any degree

· You must not be under indictment for a felony nor have been convicted of a felony for which you have not been pardoned.

 

Exemptions from Jury Service

· If you have actually served on a jury within the last 2 years you may claim this exemption. If you wish to serve on the jury, you need not claim this exemption.

· If you are over the age of 70, you may claim this exemption. If you wish to serve on the jury, you need not claim this exemption

 

If you feel you do not meet the above qualifications or wish to claim an exemption, you must contact the Judges’ Chambers by phone at 985-748-9445.

A juror receives $25.00 per day plus 58¢ per mile traveled from and to his or her residence as listed on the subpoena.