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What happens if you miss jury duty in Lee County Florida?
Last Updated: 1st May, 2020
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Likewise, people ask, what happens if you miss a jury duty?
A jury summons may seem no more important toyou than a parking ticket, but ignoring it could landyou in hot water with the court. The likely outcome ofsimply not showing up for jury duty is that the judge willissue a bench warrant. More than one bench warrant, however, couldland you in the local jail.
Subsequently, question is, are cell phones allowed during jury duty? While most courthouses now allow cellphones, smartphones (including those with cameras) andlaptops, others are more strict when it comes to bringing yourgadgets. Make sure to call your local courthouse in advanceand ask before heading in for jury duty with mobilegear in tow.
Then, is jury duty mandatory in Florida?
Florida law requires that names of persons livingin the county be selected at random for jury service fromthe Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) recordsof people having a driver's license or identification card. In theevent you do not hold a Florida driver license orI.D.
What should I wear to jury duty in Florida?
The dress code of the court is general businessattire. Casual attire is acceptable, but tank tops,shorts, and flip flops are not.