Reply To a Summons
Your summons for jury duty is a court order and you must appear. If you wish to be excused, please complete your Juror Affidavit Questionnaire, or write a request to the judge explaining your reason(s). However, you must contact the court to find out if your request has been granted.
To be a juror in the state of Arizona, you must be at least 18 years old, must be a U.S. citizen, must reside in the proper jurisdiction, must not have been convicted of a felony, and must not be currently judged by a court to be mentally incompetent or insane.
Safety of Jurors During COVID-19
We are taking precautions and prioritizing the heath and wellness of both the public and our staff. Here is a list of the following measures we have in place for jury duty.
- All jurors will be required to wear a face covering.
- Social distancing will be enforced.
- Rigorous cleaning is done between hearings.
- COVID-19 symptoms screening will be done upon arrival.
- Those who are sick will not be allowed in the building.
- A mask and/or gloves will be made available upon request.
- Hand sanitizer will be available.
- Bottled water will be available.
Directions and Parking
The courthouse is located at 101 W. Cherry Avenue (directions). You will be issued a parking pass that identifies you as a juror and is for on-street parking only. You do not need to pay for parking. Please place the parking permit on your dashboard on the curbside of the vehicle. For more information on parking locations in downtown Flagstaff use this map or visit the ParkFlag website.
Food and Drink
No food or drink will be allowed in the courthouse. The court will provide bottled water.
The Flagstaff Municipal Court provides free Wi-Fi service. Look for the network called City Hall Café.
The Flagstaff Municipal Court is committed to providing accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities ACT (ADA). If you have special needs or accommodations, please contact the Flagstaff Municipal Court via email or by calling 928-213-3008 at least two days prior to the date you are summoned to appear.
For further questions regarding jury duty, please leave a message for the Jury Specialist at 928-213-3008 or email the Flagstaff Municipal Court. For more information, see our Handbook for Jurors (PDF).
A prospective juror may be excused if he/she:
- Has a physical or mental disability that would prevent him/her from serving. The prospective juror is required to provide a doctor's note explaining the disability. If the prospective juror does not have a doctor, a professional caregiver can provide a sworn statement explaining the disability instead.
- Must provide actual and necessary care for another and alternate arrangements are not feasible.
- Will suffer an extreme financial burden if required to serve that would substantially prevent the prospective juror from paying his/her necessary daily living expenses.
- Is unable to understand the English language.
- Is at least 75 years of age and wishes to be excused from this summons, or this and all future summoning for jury service.
- Will be temporarily away from the court's jurisdiction at the time for which the juror is summoned.
- Is an AZPOST certified law enforcement officer employed by the State of Arizona or a political subdivision.
- Is a convicted felon.
- Lives outside the city of flagstaff boundaries.