Jury Exemptions and Deferrals

Need to defer, change or apply for exemption of jury duty?

To defer or postpone your jury service one (1) time only, please contact us. Email is the best way to reach us info.juryservices@fultoncountyga.gov 

Downloadable Exemption Forms (these must be notarized - click here to locate a notary).

The affidavits below are "fillable." You can fill in most of the information and print the document in order to have it notarized. You will not be able to save the contents of the completed form. You will only be able to print it. Affidavits must be notarized by a certified notary.

Ineligible for Service.  Please send your documentation to Jury Services at info.juryservices@fultoncountyga.gov

  • Not a resident of Fulton County at the time of service:  Requires documentation of new residence.  We accept a driver’s license showing change of residence; agreements in the juror’s name in the county of new residence; a utility bill in the juror’s name with the new address listed (i.e., water bill; sewer bill; electric; gas; phone landline. We do not accept cell phone bills).
  • Not a United States citizen:  Requires documentation such as a Permanent Resident card or a passport showing sole citizenship in the juror’s country of origin.

Permanent Disqualification (Requires Notarized Affidavit)

   *These affidavits are permanent exemptions.

Temporary Excusals or Deferrals (Notarized Affidavit is required for each summons received)

   *These affidavits are good for 12 months.  You must resubmit the next time you are summoned for jury duty.

If you feel that you have a reason, other than the approved exemptions, that you cannot make your jury duty, please call us  at (404) 612-4600, Monday-Friday from 10:00 AM-3:30 PM. 

You may also email us at info.juryservices@fultoncountyga.gov for further assistance. We may be able to grant you a one-time deferral to a different date.