How do I receive the certificate after serving on jury duty? Will I be paid for jury service? How am I paid?
Please go to our website www.okaloosaclerk.com from home page select Jury Service Info (green box left side of screen).
Select the box that says "click here to E-respond" sign in to the e-response using your candidate ID number and date of birth, and check the box that indicates you "swear or affirm..." then select log-in.
At bottom of screen choose "Print Letters" on left side click on box "attendance letter for employer". You may then print the attendance letter.
If you do not have internet access please contact Jeniffer Fuller at 850-651-7200 ext. 4307. Please allow 24 hours for a response.
Compensation: Florida Statute 40.24
(3)(a) Jurors who are regularly employed and who continue to receive regular wages while serving as a juror are not entitled to receive compensation from the clerk of the circuit court for the first 3 days of juror service.
(b) Jurors who are not regularly employed or who do not continue to receive regular wages while serving as a juror are entitled to receive $15 per day for the first 3 days of juror service.
(4) Each juror who serves more than 3 days is entitled to be paid by the clerk of the circuit court for the fourth day of service and each day thereafter at the rate of $30 per day of service.
(5) Jurors are not entitled to additional reimbursement by the clerk of the circuit court for travel or other out-of-pocket expenses.
For further information please review F.S. Chapter 40.
When you come in for jury duty, you will be provided an empty payment card (Court Funds Mastercard), within 7 business days of your report date or at the conclusion of the trial your card will be loaded with your appropriate payment.