Jury Services Disqualifications

All of the excuses need to be submitted with the summons. If a summons cannot be submitted, please have the badge number referenced on a signed and dated letter. Some of these excuses can be submitted online. Please click on the Juror Login Page if your request can be submitted online.

Disqualifications:

  1. Disqualified – Conservatorship
    Jurors can be disqualified if they either provide paperwork showing they are under conservatorship, or they are a conservator for another person. To submit this disqualification online, click on the Juror Login Page and fill out the questionnaire. Once complete, upload conservatorship papers by clicking the upload documents tab.
  2. Disqualification – Felon on Parole, Probation or Community Service
    Jurors can be disqualified for the following reasons: they are on parole, they are on felony probation, they are serving community service for a felony, they are a registered sex offender or they have committed a malfeasance in office and their civil rights have not been restored. Jurors can also submit this disqualification online by clicking on the Juror Login Page If they answered no to all of these questions, they are now eligible to serve jury duty. Juror Login Page
  3. Disqualified – Non Citizen
    Jurors can be disqualified because they are not a U.S. citizen. To submit information for disqualification, click on the Juror Login Page and fill out the questionnaire.
  4. Disqualified – Non Resident
    Jurors can be disqualified for not living in the county. To submit information for disqualification, click on the Juror Login Page and fill out the questionnaire. If they have been disqualified in the past for not living in Kern County, proof will also need to be submitted by uploading necessary documentation to the Juror Login Page through the upload documents tab. Jurors can upload a copy of their current driver license or ID, showing residence outside the county. A copy of a current rental agreement or utility bill, including name and address, is also accepted. We will also accept a current copy of automobile insurance bill, including name and current address. Please update your information with the DMV and/or contact Kern County Voter Registration to update your address. Otherwise, you may be summoned in the future and again would be required to send proof of address.
  5. Disqualified – Age-Under 18
    Jurors can be disqualified if they are under 18 years old. To submit information for disqualification, click on the
    Juror Login Page and fill out the questionnaire. Once complete, upload proof at the upload documents tab. Acceptable documents include birth certificate, ID, driver license or school ID, including date of birth.