Information for Grand Jurors

Congratulations on being selected for service as a Grand Juror for your home county.  This handbook should provide you with some information about what is to come, and your duties and responsibilities as a Grand Juror:

 

Grand Juror Handbook

 

As a Grand Juror you will have the responsibility of considering felony cases for indictment, providing citizen oversight over certain county government operations, the responsibilty of touring the county jail, making appointments to certain boards, and making presentments of your findings.  Below is an example of a Grand Jury general presentment:

 

Oglethorpe County Nov 2015 Term General Presentments

 

 

Information for Trial Jurors

If you are summoned as a jury for a criminal trial, the District Attorney's Office is prohibited by the Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct from speaking to you until after the matters you are called upon to consider are concluded.  Please contact the Clerk of Superior Court for the county for which you have been summoned.  Contact information for the Clerks of Court can be found here.

IF YOU HAVE SERVED AS A TRIAL JUROR AND WOULD LIKE TO PROVIDE FEEDBACK, PLEASE COMPLETE THIS SURVEY

"The Grand Jury is the voice of the people and a conscience of the community."