Jury Duty

General Juror Information

Jurors are selected from voter registrations and the Department of Motor Vehicles at random for each court term. Jury payment is set out of the Code of Virginia, Section 17.1-618, which sets the fee for jurors at $30 per day.

Potential Jurors

If you have received a jury questionanaire, please fill it out and send back in the enclosed envelope or visit our website at https://staffordjury.vacourts.gov

If requesting an exemption for jury duty, please provide a written excuse and include your badge number, if possible.

Qualified Jurors

You may call (540) 658-4636, #5 after 6pm, for jury duty line to check for service needed for next day OR you may login to https://staffordjury.vacourts.gov.  You will need your badge number and birthdate to log in.  

Court Location

Jurors report to: (no later than 9:30 a.m. on scheduled date)
Stafford County Courthouse
1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, Virginia 22554
(corner of Route 1 and Courthouse Road)


No bare shoulders, no shorts, no flip-flops and no T-shirts with slogans. You may want to bring a light jacket or sweater, as the courtroom may be quite cool.


Jurors will be given time for lunch each day.  There is a deli across the street and other fast food establishments within a short driving distance or you may bring a lunch.  Please be advised some cases have the potential to run into the evening, prepare accordingly.

Cell Phones

Cell phones are permissible during the breaks, but jurors are required to turn cell phones off during court.  Advise the Security desk that you are a Juror and you will be allowed to bring in your cell phone.  Please keep in mind, you will be passing through security, leave all unnecessary items (pocket knives, mace, etc.) at home.

On Your Day of Service

Once Security is aware you are a Juror, they will direct you to the Jury Assembly Room on the lower level.  All Jurors scheduled to report need to report no later than 9:30 a.m.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accommodations

If you need ADA accommodations during your jury term, contact Stephanie Callaway at (540) 658-8573 upon receipt of your juror summons.

Questions or Concerns

Contact Stephanie Callaway at (540) 658-8573 or email at scallaway@vacourts.gov