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Passaic County Reporting Information

                                                                                      PASSAIC COUNTY JURORS

Jury Reporting Message for Petit Jurors summonsed for Tuesday, July 23, 2024:

Please note that you will receive an email with further reporting instructions on Friday, July 19, 2024, including a Zoom link for your virtual appearance. Please do not report to the courthouse as your in-person presence is not needed on Tuesday, July 23, 2024. Please follow all instructions in your reporting email regarding your virtual appearance. 

All Jurors summoned to report (either in-person or virtually) should watch the ON DEMAND video prior to their reporting date. Most jury service hours are from 8:30am until 4:30pm.  Your reporting instruction email may note an alternate starting time. At the conclusion of the first day, further reporting instructions will be given by the judge or by Jury Management. Please continue to check your email for your reporting instructions. Jurors who reported to a judge and received specific reporting instructions in court are asked to follow those instructions. PLEASE BRING YOUR GREEN JUROR SUMMONS CARD OR ANY JURY DOCUMENTATION FOR PARKING AND CHECKING IN PURPOSES.


Reporting Information

Jurors who receive a summons for a virtual appearance, please do not come to the courthouse or take the shuttle. Your in-person presence is not needed on the first day of your summoned date. Please follow the instructions in your reporting email.

Jurors who receive a summons for an in-person appearance, you are required to come to the courthouse and may take the shuttle. Please follow the instructions in your reporting email.

Please be advised that jurors will not be able to confirm their service the Friday before their summons date. Please do not report to the courthouse unless notified by the court. If you have any questions, please email


Petit Jury or Grand Jury

Jurors summoned for Petit Jury or Grand Jury please first log into and confirm your service. You will be asked to complete a supplemental questionnaire.                     

Please email for further assistance, and we will respond to your email within 3-5 business days.


Contact Us

If you need to speak with someone regarding your service scheduled on the following business day, please call 973-653-2910, ext. 24030, between the hours of 8:30am to 4:30pm. After 4:30pm, please leave a detailed message with a call back number. Your call will be returned when the office opens the following business day. You may also send an email to or visit the Frequently Asked Questions page at for information that may be able to assist you.


Parking Information

FREE Juror parking is located at 387 Rifle Camp Road, Woodland Park, NJ 07424. Shuttle transportation will be provided for CONFIRMED jurors only to and from this location. 

Please refer to your reporting instruction email.

You must arrive at 387 Rifle Camp Road, Woodland Park, NJ 07424, 30 minutes prior to your scheduled starting time. 

The shuttle will depart from 387 Rifle Camp Road 15 minutes before your starting time.

If you miss the scheduled shuttle pick up, you will be responsible for finding your own parking accommodations near the courthouse, which will not be validated. Free Juror parking is for ALL confirmed jurors that received an IN-PERSON reporting email. If you did not receive an email, please contact the jury office via email and wait for a response from the jury team. 

If you are a petit juror and did not receive an email notification regarding IN-PERSON reporting instructions, PLEASE DO NOT REPORT TO THE ABOVE PARKING LOCATION. Please email immediately, or call 973-653-2910, extension 24030 to confirm your attendance before reporting.


My Jury Service Portal

***Please review your summons to determine if you have a Participant ID or if you have a Candidate ID. Then, follow the instructions below to log into the correct juror portal.

Note: When accessing the jury portals, it is recommended to use Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge.

Use these instructions if your summons has a Participant ID (My Jury Service-MJS):

  • Do not set up a new account. An account is already set up for you.
  • Use the 10-digit Participant ID and 5-digit Zip Code from your summons to log in here
  • Your User ID is your 10-digit Participant ID (include all zeros. e.g. 0001234567)
  • Your Password is your 5-digit Zip Code


Need to make a request?

Requests can be made online through the juror portal after completing the questionnaire.

Need to reach someone in your county jury office?

A Jury management office directory can be found here.

Reporting Instructions by County

Please visit:


Message from Assignment Judge Rudolph A. Filko

Welcome to jury duty. Jury Service is both an honor and a duty of citizenship. As a juror, you will have the opportunity to observe, participate in, and increase your knowledge about the operation of our court system and the judicial branch of government. Those who serve find it to be a rewarding experience and we anticipate that you will also. Thank you for serving.

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Policy

Advise the Jury Management Office if you require an accommodation in order to serve. You can reach the Jury Management Office by phone at  973-653-2980  or by email at .

Juror Parking Directions

Jurors must report to:

401 Grand Street
Paterson, New Jersey 07505

387 Rifle Camp Road
Woodland Park, New Jersey 07424
973-653-2910 Ext. 24312

Shuttle service will be provided to and from the Courthouse

Dress Code

Jurors reporting for service should wear clothing appropriate for an appearance in court. Shorts, t-shirts, uniforms or clothing containing statements or offensive symbols are not permitted. All hats must be removed when in a courtroom. Comfortable clothing is also advisable.

Courtroom Regulations

  • Cell phones, pagers and electronic devices must be turned off in the courtroom.
  • You are not permitted to read newspapers or other materials in the courtroom.
  • You are not permitted to bring food or beverages into the courtroom.

If You Are Selected As A Juror

  • The trial judge will instruct you regarding the trial schedule, reporting times, any recesses, lunch arrangements, etc.
  • The judge's instructions will take precedence over any general instructions given in the assembly area.
  • You must wear your juror badge at all times, including during lunch.

Other Factors Relating To Your Juror Service

  • The daily fee for petit jurors is $5 for the first 3 days and $40 for each day after 3 days.
  • The daily fee for grand jurors is $5 for each day of service.
  • Checks are processed on Friday.
  • Your juror check will generally be received within 3 weeks.
  • Check with your employer or your union representative, or read your employee handbook if you have questions about whether you will be compensated by your employer while serving as a juror.

Employment Protection

Be aware that N.J.S.A. 2B:20-17 protects jurors from employment related retaliation and provides for the possibility of both criminal and civil sanctions.

Term of Service

The term of service for Petit Jurors is as follows: Monday: 2 days or the duration of 1 trial. Tuesday: 2 days or to the duration of one trial. Thursday: 1 day or to the duration of one trial. If you are in the jury selection process at the end of your last day of service or if you have been selected for a trial, you will serve until completion of that selection process or the duration of that trial. If you are not involved in a jury selection at the end of your last day, you will be dismissed provided there are no unexpected trial demands for jurors.

Smoking Policy

The courthouse is a non-smoking facility. If you leave the courthouse to smoke, you must inform jury staff so that we are aware of your location at all times.

Failure to Report

Individuals who fail to respond to a jury summons or fail to report when summoned may be subject to penalties including fines. If you have forgotten to appear as scheduled for jury service, please contact the Jury Management Office immediately at 973-653-2980 .