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The jury process can require a juror to wait a considerable amount of time. For this reason, jurors are encouraged to bring a book or other forms of reading materials with them to the jury assembly room. Cellular phones, pagers, and computers are allowed in the jury assembly room but are not permitted in the courtroom.
Petit jurors serve one week or until an assigned trial is completed. Grand jurors serve 90 days and meet every Tuesday for three months.
You will need to call the pre-recorded message at 309-366-1247 the evening before the date you have been summoned to appear. This message will tell you which panel numbers have to report and what time you should report. You may not be required to report each day but you must call the recorded message each evening after 5 p.m. during your week of jury service for reporting instructions regarding the next day of service. If an illness or emergency prevents your attendance, you are required to call the Jury Commission office at 309-672-6076 between 8:30 a.m. and 9 a.m.
Peoria County Jury Commission
Peoria County Courthouse
324 Main Street
Peoria, IL 61602
Telephone Number : 309-672-6076
Fax Number : 309-495-5009
Telephone Number for reporting instructions 309-366-1247
Parking is available at the Chase Bank/Riverview Plaza parking deck located at 124 NE Madison Ave. or the Hamilton Square (Peoria County) parking deck located at 314 Hamilton Blvd.
You will receive a parking ticket upon entering the decks and you must bring the parking ticket with you for validation.
Off street parking could result in your vehicle being ticketed. Parking violations issued to jurors during jury service are the responsibility of the juror.
Click here for directions to the parking decks.