Telephone Standby

Telephone Standby means a juror has been summoned to call the court for five nights (after 5:00 p.m.) for reporting instructions. If you are summoned for East County, North County or Central courthouse on a Friday, you will be on telephonic standby from Friday-Thursday.  If you are summoned for South County, you will be on telephonic standby from Monday-Friday. Telephone Standby was created to minimize juror inconvenience and make more efficient use of jurors. Telephone Standby is in use at the North, East and South County Courthouses and for certain groups serving at the Central Courthouse, downtown San Diego.

Central Courthouse – Jurors whose service starts on a Friday at the Central Courthouse are on Telephone Standby for five days. You will need to know your group number, which is shown on your summons. Jurors will make their first call for recorded reporting instructions on the Thursday just before the reporting date on the Summons for Jury Service. Call after 5:00 p.m. to (619) 844-2411. Reporting instructions are also given below.

Pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure, section 209, any prospective juror who has been summoned for jury service and who fails to appear as directed, or who fails to respond to the Court, may be found in contempt of Court and may be placed in custody and/or fined.

**Jurors may be required to wear a mask in certain areas of the courthouse regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status. 

Central Courthouse

April 15, 2024

This pertains to jurors who are summoned for the service week of April 12, 2024:

Jurors in groups 910-913 remain on telephone standby and must continue to call after 5pm each day for further reporting instructions.

Jurors in groups 900-909 were scheduled to report on Friday, April 12th at the Central courthouse. If you did not report, please visit sdcourt.ca.gov/service or call 619-844-2800 to reschedule.

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The phone number for the 24-hour automated system is 619-844-2800. If you need to speak to an agent, please call during our phone hours, Monday thru Thursday from 10a.m.-3:30p.m. and Friday 10a.m. -12p.m.

North County Division – Jurors whose service starts on a Friday at the North County Division are on Telephone Standby for five days. You will need to know your group number, which is shown on your summons. Jurors will make their first call for recorded reporting instructions on the Thursday just before the reporting date on the Summons for Jury Service. Call after 5:00 p.m. to (760) 201-8700. Reporting instructions are also given below. 

North County Regional Center

April 15, 2024

This pertains to jurors who are summoned for service starting April 12th, 2024.

All jurors in Groups 710-719 please report for Jury Duty on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at 7:30am at The North County Regional Center. All jurors in groups 720-727 remain on telephone standby and must continue to call after 5pm each day for further reporting instructions. Jurors in groups 700-709 should have already reported for jury service. If you did not report, please call to reschedule your jury service. If you need to speak to a representative from the jury services office, please call 619-844-2800. 

The phone number for the 24-hour automated system is 619-844-2800. If you need to speak with one of our agents, please call during our phone hours from 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, or 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on Friday.

South County Division – Jurors who serve at the South County Division are on Telephone Standby for five days. You will need to know your group number which is shown on your summons. Jurors will make their first phone call to (619) 746-6422 for recorded reporting instructions anytime on the Saturday or Sunday just before the reporting date on the Summons for Jury Service, and after 5:00 p.m. each day after that. Reporting instructions are also given below.

South County Regional Center

April 15, 2024

This pertains to jurors who are summoned for service starting April 12, 2024

All jurors in groups 100,101,102,103,104,105,106,107,108,109 please report for Jury Duty on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at the South County Regional Center at 7:45am. All jurors in groups 110 - 134 remain on telephone standby and must continue to call after 5:00 pm for further reporting instructions.   

The number for the 24-hour automated system is 619-844-2800. If you need to speak to one of our agents, please call during our phone hours from 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday or 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on Friday.

 

 

 

East County Division – Jurors whose service starts on a Friday at the East County Division are on Telephone Standby for five days. You will need to know your group number, which is shown on your summons. Jurors will make their first call for recorded reporting instructions on the Thursday just before the reporting date on the Summons for Jury Service. Call after 5:00 p.m. to (619) 456-4200. Reporting instructions are also given below.

East County Regional Center

April 15, 2024

This pertains to jurors who are summoned for service starting on April 12, 2024.

No Jurors are ordered to report for Jury Duty on Tuesday April 16, 2024, at the East County Regional Center. Jurors in groups 617 to 629 remain on telephone standby and must continue to call after 5:00pm each day for further reporting instructions. Jurors in groups 600-616, should have already reported for Jury Service. If you did not report, please call to reschedule your service. 

The phone number for the 24-hour automated system is 619-844-2800. If you need to speak with one of our agents, please call during our phone hours from 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, or 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on Friday.