County Courts at Law 1, 2, and 3 - Jury Information

CHANGES TO JURY SERVICE: We are excited to announce our new online eResponse system! This will make it more convenient for you to respond to your jury summons, improve our response time, and streamline function. During the transition, you will see new and old information on our website.

If you are summoned for jury duty before March 1st, please read the information below. You can submit the questionnaire online or mail.

If you are summoned after March 1st, please visit eResponse for your required questionnaire.


Jury Duty Schedule:

Jury update for CCAL for the week of 02/06/2023
The jury reporting schedule for Comal County Court At Law for the week of February 6, 2023 is as follows:

Jurors 1 through 250 are to report Monday, February 6, 2023 at 8:00 AM to the 199 Main Plaza, First Floor Jury Check in Window.

Jurors 251 through 300 are excused and do not need to come in.

If you need further assistance please contact the Jury Clerk at 830-221-1129.

 

Please Read If You Have Been Called As A Juror:
  1. Please complete your juror questionnaire before reporting for jury duty.
  2. Appropriate attire is required. (no shorts, uniforms, muscle shirts, tank tops or message tee-shirts)
  3. All persons entering the building are subject to a metal detection screening and search
  4. No Weapons, sharp objects or chemical sprays allowed
  5. The parking garage is for employees only.
  6. There is free public parking on the corner of Seguin and Bridge Streets.
    Directions and Parking for the Comal County Courts at Law

 

Juror Information:

Anyone who has an inability to comprehend or communicate in the English language, or have a physical or mental impairment that makes it impossible or very difficult for the person to serve on the jury may request a Permanent exemption.

When requesting a permanent exemption for medical reasons, a statement from your physician must accompany the Application for Exemption.

Permanent Exemption Applications can be emailed to ccaljury@co.comal.tx.us or mailed to 199 Main Plaza Suite 1013, New Braunfels, TX 78130.

 

Common Questions:

Q. How was I selected?

A. You were selected at random from a list of voter registrations and a list of driver registrations from the county in which you live.

Q. Will I be paid for being a juror?

A. Yes, Comal County jurors are paid at the rate of $10.00 the first day you appear in answer to a summons. For each day following the first day of jury service, jurors shall be paid $40 for each fay of service.

Q. Must my employer pay me while I am on jury duty?

A. Your employer is not required to pay you while on jury duty: however, employers are prohibited by law from firing an employee for serving as a juror.

Q. What if I have a special need or emergency?

A. After you have been selected as a juror on a panel, if you have a special need or emergency, tell the bailiff.