Municipal Jury Service

Cases heard by the Irving Municipal Court are Class C misdemeanor violations that have penalties of a fine. Jurors for the Irving Municipal Court are selected at random from a list of voter registrations and a list of driver registrations.

Service Length & Compensation

Jury service is normally for one (1) day. Jurors are paid $6 per day.

Eligibility for Relief of Jury SERVICE

You may be excused from jury service if any one of the following apply:

  • You are over 75 years of age.
  • You have legal custody of a child less than 10 years of age and jury service would leave the child unsupervised.
  • You are a student in a secondary school or college and will be in class on the day of jury service.
  • You are the caretaker of a person who is an invalid.
  • You can show a physical or mental impairment or an inability to comprehend or to communicate in English.
  • You are an employee of the legislative branch of the State of Texas.
  • You have served more than five (5) days as a petit juror in county court during the last three (3) months or in district court during the last six (6) months.

If one of these categories is applicable and you wish to be excused from jury service, you will need to complete and sign the back of your Jury Summons and mail, email or fax it promptly to the court.

You may also mail, email or fax your reason for not being present for jury service. The letter must include an email address or telephone number where you can be notified of the judge's decision on normal business days from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Jury Service Contact

Fax:  (972) 721-2389