GENERAL JURY DUTY INFORMATION
The Circuit Clerk is responsible for the administration and management of the Jury System and provides jury panels for 3 Circuit Court Judges, 5 Magistrate and 3 Municipal Courts. The Clerk creates the master list of prospective jurors, randomly selects panels for attendance, qualifies and summons the jurors and monitors attendance and mileage for reimbursement purposes. Mercer County jurors are chosen by either WV Drivers License or Voters Registration.
A Petit Jury in criminal cases determines the guilt or innocense of a defendant. A guilty verdict must be by unanimous vote. Twelve (12) people are impaneled to sit as jurors on a criminal trial.
A Petit Jury in civil cases decided between the plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) as to an issue between the parties. Civil Jurors must also be unanimous in their decision. Six (6) people are impaneled to sit on a civil trial.
MERCER COUNTY JUROR SELECTION
IF YOU RECEIVE a summons for Petit or Grand Jury, it is most important that you complete the questionnaire and return it to the Court; Immediately mark your calendar for your Orientation Date and appear as summoned. For any questions regarding Mercer County Jury Service, you may call 304-487-8393.
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Mercer County Circuit Clerk
1501 W. Main Street
Princeton, WV 24740
Phone: (304) 487-8371
Fax: (304) 425-1598