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Jurors summoned to Bay City are on call for two weeks and during this time, must follow the reporting instructions provided on the recorded messaging system.

Postponements and Excuses

Requests for a postponement or excuse must be made in writing. You may use the "Remarks" section on the back of the qualification questionnaire or enclose a separate letter. Include a statement of facts relating to the hardship and the earliest date you can serve. Medical excuses require a statement from your doctor, with an explanation as to why you cannot serve. Students must provide a letter from their school registrar. Mail your request with your qualification questionnaire to:

United States District Court
Eastern District of Michigan
Jury Department
Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse
231 W. Lafayette Blvd., Room 533
Detroit, MI 48226


To check the status of a pending request (allow two weeks for processing), call the recorded messaging system at 1-800-755-JURY (5879).

Where to Report
United States District Court
for the Eastern District of Michigan
Jury Room - 2nd floor
United States Post Office Building
1000 Washington Ave.
Bay City, Michigan 48708

Recorded Message:
1-800-755-JURY (5879)
Jury Department:
7:30am - 4:30pm
(313) 234-5085
Fax Number:
(313) 234-5367

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Juror parking is available in the lot located on Fifth St. between Adams and N. Madison Streets. Use the Fifth St. entrance and park in the West section on the lot, as indicated on the map included with your summons. Your summons packet contains a parking permit which must be visible through your windshield.

Public Transportation

For information on public transportation visit the Bay Metro Transit Authority website.

Where to Report

Report to the Jury Assembly Room in the Post Office Building located at the corner of Washington Avenue and Third Street. Use the Third Street entrance to the Post Office Building.

In Case of Emergency

If you cannot report for jury service due to an emergency, or if you have any questions, call (313) 234-5085.

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