Sometimes business or personal matters make it impossible to serve on the date shown on your summons. In that case you may ask to postpone your jury service. Give the earliest date you will be able to serve. You can ask to have your jury service postponed by calling (619) 844-2800. Your service may be postponed for up to 6 months for any reason. You can also postpone your service by clicking here.
The California Labor Code protects jurors. It is against the law to fire or harass an employee who is summoned to serve as a juror. However, you should let your employer know well in advance, as soon as you receive your summons. You should contact the court if you have a problem with your employer because of jury service.