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Has anyone ever ignored a jury duty notice?

its my 4th one in 2 months and this one is not settled but I have no car or ride to get there

 
lovekitchenmama

Asked by lovekitchenmama at 8:48 AM on Mar. 6, 2013 in Just for Fun

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Answers (17)
  • Don't ignore it. Call them and tell them the situation.
    ABeaverhausen

    Answer by ABeaverhausen at 8:53 AM on Mar. 6, 2013

  • I would not ignore any body that has the ability to issue a bench warrant on me. I would rather answer them and do things the grown up way.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 9:48 AM on Mar. 6, 2013

  • Ignore them long enough and you can end up going to jail if you're in a car that gets pulled over.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 10:02 AM on Mar. 6, 2013

  • I've never gotten one and I want to serve! I'm 39 and have never received a summons, but my husband has gotten 2 in the last couple years.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 8:50 AM on Mar. 6, 2013

  • Call and explain the situation. Or suck it up and call a taxi.
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 8:57 AM on Mar. 6, 2013

  • Call them.
    RyansMom001

    Answer by RyansMom001 at 8:58 AM on Mar. 6, 2013

  • i haven't gotten one in awhile, but if I do I call andremind them that I can't . They send a bus pass here so the no vehicle won't cut it as a reason.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 9:00 AM on Mar. 6, 2013

  • I've gotten 2 in less then a year. Just fill it out and explain you have no transportation. I got out by explaining I was a single mom and skipping work for jury duty on who knows how long would really burden me financially.
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 9:01 AM on Mar. 6, 2013

  • I've only gotten one once...from the town I grew up in after being married for at least 5 years and not living there....oh, and it was in my maiden name. My mom responded and said I no longer lived there, and that was no longer my name (oh, and I got MARRIED in that town, go figure!).
    hopeandglory53

    Answer by hopeandglory53 at 9:07 AM on Mar. 6, 2013

  • Yes. But if you have no transportation callnand tell them and they will excuse it as a hardship.
    maecntpntz219

    Answer by maecntpntz219 at 9:09 AM on Mar. 6, 2013

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