Prior to reporting for service, you are required to register online. If you prefer to receive text or email notifications regarding your jury service, be sure to include your phone number and/or email address when registering online.
You may confirm whether you are required to report for jury duty by obtaining juror reporting instructions online or by calling the number listed below. Instructions are available after 5 p.m. the evening before the reporting date located on your summons (including Sundays and holidays). Have your juror sequence number ready before you call. This can be found in the section with your name and juror ID number. View an example juror summons: example juror summons (JPG).
To hear a recorded message, call one of the following:
- Dade City: (352) 521-4200 or (800) 253-7734
- New Port Richey: (727) 847-8900 or (800) 253-7731
If you are unable to view the juror reporting instructions online and/or if the telephone recording is not operational, report for jury service as directed by your summons.
- Additional Assistance
- Bus Service
- Electronic Devices
- Reasonable Accommodations
- Restoration of Civil Rights
- Term of Service
Contact our Office:
- Dade City: (352) 521-4454 or (800) 368-2411, Ext. 4454
- New Port Richey: (727) 847-8044 or (800) 368-2411, Ext. 8044
For your convenience, a refrigerator and microwave are available in the Jury Assembly Room. You may bring lunch and/or snacks when reporting for jury service.
To make your service as comfortable as possible, the Jury Assembly Room includes access to the following features:
- Courteous and helpful staff.
- Free Wi-Fi.
- Lactation room.
- Vending machines.
Jurors should appear for jury service in a manner respectful of the court; everyday business attire is suggested and appreciated. Shorts, capris, undershirts, tank tops, etc. are not acceptable. Any person not appropriately dressed may be held in contempt of court or rescheduled to another date.
It is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket for your comfort in the air-conditioned courtrooms.
Pasco County Public Transportation (GOPASCO) provides free bus service for all jurors during their term of service. To receive the free transportation service, jurors simply present their summons to the driver. The summons will serve as a free bus pass on the first day of jury service only.
The jury coordinator will provide bus passes for jurors who are required to serve additional days. Please note this free bus service is available only for the length of your jury service. For a complete list of routes and schedules, visit the GOPASCO website.
Pasco County Public Transportation
8620 Galen Wilson Boulevard
Port Richey, FL 34668
West Pasco: (727) 834-3322
East Pasco: (727) 521-4587
Central Pasco: (727) 235-6073
Email Pasco County Public Transportation
Chapter 40.24, Florida Statutes, establishes juror compensation.
A juror who is not regularly employed or who does not continue to receive regular wages during jury service is entitled to $15 per day.
Regular employment includes full-time, part-time, temporary, or casual employment, as long as the employment hours of a juror can be reasonably determined.
A juror who is employed and continues to receive regular wages while serving as a juror is not entitled to compensation by the State for the first three days of jury service.
All jurors required to serve more than three days will be compensated at $30 per day beginning on the fourth day of jury service.
Pursuant to Florida Rules of Judicial Administration 2.451, electronic devices will be removed from all members of a jury panel before juror deliberations begin. Your device may be removed at other stages of the trial, as directed by the presiding judge.
New Port Richey
Persons with a disability requiring reasonable accommodations should call no later than seven days prior to any proceeding. Call one of the following numbers:
- Pasco County Customer Service Center: (727) 847-2411
- Pasco County Risk Management Office: (727) 847-8028
Restoration of Civil Rights
For more information on the restoration of civil rights, visit the Florida Parole Commission's website, or call toll free: (800) 488-2952.
The following items are prohibited in the courthouse:
- Aerosol cans
- Bladed weapons
- Box cutters
- Chemical weapons
- Clay and/or putty material
- Glass containers of any type or size
- Handcuffs/handcuff keys or any other restraining devices
- Impact weapons
- Knitting needles
- Oversized belt buckles
- Pepper spray
- Tape measures
Term of Service
Pursuant to Chapter 40.41, Florida Statutes, the length of service for a juror shall not exceed one day unless the juror is assigned to or impaneled on a trial or unless the court orders otherwise.