How long is my term of jury duty?
Jurors in the City of Beaverton serve a three-month term. Although you are on call during those three months, you will not be required to serve on more than two juries nor more than 10 days unless additional days are needed to finish a trial. Most jury trials last only one day, but occasionally they last two days.

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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?