Requirements of Jurors
Jurors must fall within the following standards:
Requesting to be Excused from Jury Duty
- Be a citizen of the United States
- Be at least 18 years old
- Reside in Columbia County
- Be able to communicate in the English language as per the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) Chapter 2.36.070
- Not be a convicted felon or, if convicted, must have had his or her rights restored
Very few people are excused from jury duty. Jurors will be excused only upon a demonstration of undue financial hardship or extreme inconvenience or for other reasons provided by law as per RCW 2.36.100
Any juror wishing to be excused from service must complete and return the jury questionnaire and qualification form.
For More Information
If you have any questions about jury duty, please call the Superior Court Clerk's office at (509) 382-4321 or the jury coordinator at (509) 382-4812.