Amenities

There are two cafeterias, a small one in the Justice Center Tower and a larger one in the Fulton County Government Center. Underground Atlanta’s food court is nearby. Other restaurants, fast food and sit down, are located within walking distance. Menus and maps are available in the jury assembly room.

Wireless Internet, library books, and television news are available.

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Attire for Jury Duty

Dress should be business casual, but respectful of the Court. Do not wear shorts, halter or tank tops, clothing that exposes the midriff, beachwear, or clothing with inappropriate graphics, logos or words.

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Compensation

Fulton County pays you a $25.00 per day expense allowance to cover expenses such as parking and lunch.

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Contact Information

Please contact our Jury Services office should you need additional information at 404-612-4600. Please note that the volume of phone calls is greatest in the mornings.

Location: 185 Central Ave, SW, Suite T7100, Atlanta, GA 30303
Hours: Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Telephone: 404-612-4600
Call-In Recording: 404-612-4600
Facsimile: 404-730-7178

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Parking

There are pay parking lots close by. However, free juror parking is available at the Turner Field Orange Lot at the corner of Hank Aaron Boulevard and Fulton Street. A shuttle bus will take you from the parking lot to the Justice Center Tower. Click to view shuttle schedule and map. Put your Juror Parking Permit, included in the summons, on your dashboard. For driving directions to the Turner Field Orange Lot, click here.

NOTE: On days when the Braves play afternoon games jury parking is in Silver Lots 2 and 3.

Silver Lot 2 is at Pryor Street and Alice Court on the south side of the Fulton County Medical Examiner's building.

Silver Lot 3 is at Alice Court and Central Avenue one block north on Central Avenue from the Silver Lot 2.

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Directions to Jury Parking at Turner Field (Orange Lot) off of Hank Aaron Drive

A Fulton County shuttle bus takes jurors to Court and returns them to the Orange Lot. Show the driver your jury summons upon boarding the shuttle.

From The North: Take I-75/85 Connector south to Fulton Street/Stadium exit (Exit 246). Turn left on Fulton Street. Continue on Fulton Street to Hank Aaron Dr. (2nd traffic light). Turn right on Hank Aaron Dr. Turn left into the Turner Field Orange Lot.

From The South: Take I-75/85 Connector north to Fulton Street/Stadium exit (Exit 246). Turn right on Fulton Street. Continue on Fulton Street to Hank Aaron Dr. (1st traffic light). Turn right on Hank Aaron Dr. Turn left into the Turner Field Orange Lot.

From The East: Take I-20 West to Capitol Avenue/Downtown/GA Dome exit (Exit 58A). Turn left on Capitol Avenue (the name changes to Hank Aaron Dr. as you get near the stadium). Continue on Hank Aaron Dr. to Fulton Street (2nd traffic light). Go straight across Fulton Street and turn left into the Turner Field Orange Lot.

From The West: Take I-20 East to Windsor Street/Spring Street exit (Exit 56B). At the first light, turn right on to Windsor Street. Turn left on Fulton Street. Continue on Fulton Street and cross over 75/85 until you get to Hank Aaron Dr. Turn right on Hank Aaron Dr. Turn left into the Turner Field Orange Lot.

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Request for Exemption/Postponement/Excusal

You may be exempted from jury service if you are:

  • 70 years of age or older
  • Have a permanent mental or physical disability
  • Are NOT a resident of Fulton County at the time of service
  • Are NOT a United States citizen
  • A convicted felon whose rights have not been restored

In order to be exempted from jury service, you must fill out an affidavit and present it to the Office of the Jury Clerk. 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 filled in form; you will only be able to print it.

You may be eligible to have your service date rescheduled if you are:

  • The sole caregiver of a child six years of age or younger
  • The sole caregiver of a person over six years of age who is permanently disabled
  • A full-time student
  • A home study program teacher

In order to be excused or deferred, you must fill out an affidavit and present it to the Office of the Jury Clerk. 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 filled in form; you will only be able to print it.

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Reporting Instructions

The jury assembly room is located on the 7th floor of the Justice Center Tower, 185 Central Avenue, which is between Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive and Mitchell Street.

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Term of Service

If you are asked to report and not assigned to a case on the day you report, your term of service will be concluded at the end of the business day. However, if you are assigned to a courtroom for jury selection and jury selection is not completed by the end of that day, you will be required to return to finish the selection process.

If you are selected to serve on a trial, your term of service will be the length of that trial. Most trials last from three to five days.

When you have been chosen for an actual trial or as an alternate juror, your service obligation will be fulfilled upon the conclusion of deliberations, regardless of whether or not a verdict has been reached.

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Shuttle Service From Jury Parking

6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Monday through Friday
Cooper Global Chauffeured Transportation will provide shuttle service for Fulton County Government Employees and Jurors who park at the Turner Field Orange Lot.

10:00 a.m. through 7:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
Fulton County Facilities and Transportation Services Department will provide bus and shuttle service.

Click to view shuttle schedule and map.

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Jury Services
Superior Court of Fulton County
Office Of The Jury Clerk
Justice Center Tower
185 Central Avenue, S.W.
Suite T-7100
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Office Number: 404-612-4600
Fax Number: 404-332-0355
Email: info.juryservices@
fultoncountyga.gov