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Jury Duty

Cases heard by the Crosbyton Municipal Court are Class C misdemeanor violations that have fine only penalties. Jurors for the Crosbyton Municipal Court are selected at random from a list of voter registrations for City of Crosbyton residents.

A juror must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States and and a resident of the City of Crosbyton;
  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Reside in the county of jury service; and
  • Be able to read and write

You cannot serve on a jury if:

  • You have been convicted of a felony;
  • You are now on probation or deferred adjudication for a felony or for any type of theft; or
  • You are now under indictment for a felony or are now under criminal charges for any type of theft.

You are entitled to be excused as a juror if you:

  • Are over 70 years of age;
  • Have legal custody of a child under 15 years of age and jury service would leave the child unsupervised;
  • Are a student in class;
  • Are the caretaker of a person who is unable to care for themselves; or
  • Can show a physical or mental impairment or an inability to comprehend or to communicate in English.

The Municipal Court does not pay for jury duty. (Sec. 61.001, G.C)