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Is jury duty reported to the IRS?

A:  jury duty pay you receive must be included in your income on Form 1040, line 21. If you must give the pay to your employer because your employer continues to pay your salary while you serve on the jury, you can deduct the amount turned over to your employer as an adjustment to your income. Enter the amount you repay your employer on Form 1040, line 36. Enter “jury Pay” and the amount on the dotted line next to line 36....

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What are some ways of getting out of jury duty that people may not know?

A:  It depends on where you live and what type of summons you received. Follow the directions on the back of the summons. Like the person above stated--be yourself--your ignorance will disqualify you. I do not know what is going on with this generation of people these days. Maybe the $28.00 you make for sitting there for the day will help pay for your job search. Or help you learn what the importance is and the responsibilities of being called for jury duty are. If you''re unemployed then you have less of an excuse to get out of jury duty. What else are you going to do with your time? You haven''t been working for 2 years, what''s another 2-3...

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jury duty (I don''t want to go!!)

A:  I feel the same way you do, but that''s what we gotta do. And yes you can get into trouble so just go and get it over with. There will be many many people there too. The odds are in your favor that you won''t get picked so just go for it. Quote: Yes,in the letter you get there is a comments section(there was on mine anyway)stating what the penalties for not showing..you know,,a bench warrant for failure to appear(even for just jury duty)..possible jail time for it,,all those goodies the law can and might throw at you for not being a good citizen... IF....on the other hand you have a medical reason you can not serve,,,then you could get out of serving,,,this time....(with a doctors note too!,got to have proof of...

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I have been summoned for jury duty for the first time. What is the process and how long can it take to find out whether... ?

A:  When you are summoned for jury duty you have to go unless you qualify for one of the reasons listed on the back of the summons, they will tell you in the summons how and when to appear for the trial...

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How likely am I of being picked for jury duty?

A:  You are assuming they even pick you. When I went to jury duty no one was picked because all the cases did not need to go to jury. I just got to sit there for 8 hours. It wasn''t that bad. Stop trying to get out of it and take it like a man. Trolls are not eligible for jury duty, only sane human beings. it would depend on the trial. it might not have anything to do with anything you said. Listen Sid, this may all depend on the kind of mouthwash you like to use.. I know, of course, how many potential jurors are routinely called in your local court. Of those that are then called to be questioned, I know how closely the

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Could jury duty conflict with marine boot camp ship dates?

A:  All you would need is a copy of your orders stating your ship dates and you would be able to get out of jury duty. All you need is a copy of the orders, mail back the Judy duty paper with that copy explaining why, or, say that you do not speak English and return it. on your form suming you to jury duty it ask some questions on the back. if you fit any of them then you check the block and send it back. military service is one of them. Military commitment would trump jury duty. Simply inform the court of your previous commitment....

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jury duty

A:      Thank you for the question.  California law does not give an employer any rights to receive jury stipends, and it would probably be a violation of Labor Code sectin 224 for it to do so.  If you are not in California, Federal labor law does allow jury pay to be deducted from salary, but if your husband is not being paid a salary, then there is no logical reason for the employer to be entitled to it....

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Legal Aspects Of jury duty

A:  ''If a sheriff is out running around, tracking people down to serve them their jury notices, isn't that going a bit over the top where the law is concerned?'' The article doesn't make it clear that serving random jurors on the day of trial is uncommon and only done when the court lacks enough jurors to complete the trials that need to be held. That only happens when people who have been summoned by mail don't show up to do their duty and serve on a jury. And not all courts will use that method to get jurors. While it's unusual, it is not ''over the top'' IMO. More commonly, the court will send out law enforcement to arrest jurors summoned by mail and...

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Question about jury duty?

A:  To sequester a jury is to gather the members of a jury together in a location specified by the court and restrict their access to both media and the general public. A jury may be sequestered for several reasons. The jury may be sequestered in a high-profile case, or they may be sequestered when it is believed the case is one that would be likely to lead to jury tampering or threats against the members of the jury. Sequestration for the entire length of the trial is very rare, as it is expensive and gives the jurors a bad attitude. More frequently, jurors are sequestered only while they are trying to reach a decision (deliberation phase.)...

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jury duty and Work

A:  Depends on the laws of your state, which you didn't identify despite the request in the posting instructions that you do so. Also, this isn't really a "current legal event." It depends on the law of the jurisdiction in which you are going to serve, assuming your employer is also located in that state. In DC, for example, employers are required to give their employees the time off from work for jury duty if jury duty takes place during the normal working hours. (The employer does not have to pay the employee for those days, however.) If your hours are a different shift so that service on the jury...