Who is eligible to serve as a juror?
In order to serve as a juror for the City of Beaverton Municipal Court, a person must be a citizen of the United States, a resident of Beaverton, and 18 years of age or older. Pursuant to applicable law, citizens 70 years of age or older are encouraged to serve, but will be excused upon request.

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1. Why is jury service required?
2. Who is eligible to serve as a juror?
3. How long is my term of jury duty?
4. Will I get paid for jury duty?
5. Will I have to come if the case is settled before the day of trial?
6. What if my employer doesn’t want me to serve?
7. Can I change the date that I am required to report?
8. Where is the Municipal Court, and where do I park?
9. What should I bring when I report?
10. When will I get to eat lunch?
11. What if I fail to appear on the day I am summoned?
12. Where do I check in?
13. Where are the restrooms?
14. Can I use a telephone?
15. May I take my cell phone or pager into the courtroom?
16. What kind of case will I hear?
17. Why does the judge have a computer terminal on his/her bench?
18. Will I be chosen for a specific trial?
19. May I investigate or research the case outside of the court?
20. Are there certain rules of court that I need to follow?
21. What are the stages of a typical trial?
22. What should I expect when the jury retires for deliberation?
23. Do I go back into open court?