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Please be advised, the jury trial scheduled for July 10th, 2024 has been cancelled. Jurors notified by letter for this trial date do not need to appear.

All jurors who have received a letter and questionnaire are required to complete the questionnaire and return it to this office as soon as possible. If you would like to request an exemption you will still need to complete the questionnaire and return it to this office with the exemption request. Please contact the court office with any questions.


Common Questions


1. How was I chosen for jury duty and how long is my term?

The court receives the names of jurors as the same process as other courts in the State of Wyoming which is pulled from the voter registrations and licensed drivers provided by the State. The term is one year.


2. Under what guidelines can I be excused from Jury Duty?

Wyoming Statute § 1-11-104 provides in part:
A juror may not be excused for a trivial cause or for hardship or inconvenience to his business, but only when material injury or destruction to his property or property entrusted to him is threatened, or when his health or the sickness or death of a member of his family requires his absence. Any person who has served on a jury shall, upon request, be excused from further jury service in that court for the remainder of that jury term and in the discretion of the court may be excused from jury service for the following jury term.

Statutory Exemptions from Jury Duty (upon Juror’s request):

Prior conviction of a felony. 
Salaried and active member of organized fire department or police department. 
Elected public official. 
Over 72 years of age. 
Served as juror during same term. 

3. When are jury trials held?

Jury trials are scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month.  The potential jurors must call the Municipal Court to ensure the trial is still being held.

4. How long will the trial last?

Most jury trials in Municipal Court last one day.

 

 

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8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday
(307) 235-8267
201 N. David St.
Fifth Floor
Casper, WY 82601
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City of Casper Municipal Court
200 N. David St.
Casper, WY 82601