Qualifications and Exemptions


If you do not meet each of the below qualifications you cannot serve as a juror in Chambers County.  If any of these apply to you mark it accordingly in eResponse and the system will remove you from jury service.

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Be a citizen of the United States.
  • Be a resident of Chambers County, Texas.
  • Be qualified under the Constitution and laws to vote in Chambers County.
  • Be of sound mind and good moral character.
  • Be able to read and write the English language
  • Have not served as a petit juror for six days during the preceding six months in a district court or during the preceding three months in a county court.
  • Have never been convicted of misdemeanor theft or any felony.
  • Not be under indictment or other legal accusation for misdemeanor theft, felony theft, or any other felony charge. 


You are not required to claim an exemption from jury service; however, you may choose to be excused from this particular jury service if you are:

  • Over 75 years of age. 
  • The legal custodian of a child younger than 12 years of age (or 18 years of age for the grand jury) and service on the jury would require leaving the child without adequate supervision.
  • A student at a public or private high school or in actual attendance at an institution of higher education.
  • An officer or employee of the Senate, the House of Representatives, or any department commission, board, office, or any agency in the legislative branch of state government.
  • The primary caretaker of a person who is unable to care for him/herself.
  • In active service of any branch of the U.S. military and deployed outside of Chambers County.

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