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Jury Duty

Discussion in 'Lifestyle Management' started by SaraM, Apr 27, 2010.

  1. SaraM

    SaraM Senior Member

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    I have been summoned for jury duty, but as a CSFer I am not mentally and physically fit for the job as you know. How can I let the authorities know about my problem? I appreciate any suggestion.
     
  2. Kati

    Kati Patient in training

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    Provide a doctor's note?

    Good luck I hope you get no problem with that.
     
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    mezombie Senior Member

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    Check out the information that was sent to you. There should be something there regarding a waiver. My doctor filled out a waiver request (or wrote a letter -- it was so long ago I'm not sure) and I haven't received another jury notice since.
     
  4. sela

    sela Senior Member

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    i have it coming up too. i dread it. i got off before by pretending extreme prejudice about the case. good luck.
     
  5. gracenote

    gracenote All shall be well . . .

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    I think a doctor's note is enough. I am no longer called up for jury duty.
     
  6. Francelle

    Francelle Senior Member

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    I LOVE Jury Duty but that was BEFORE my cognitive (and physical) functions became highly variable on any given day. What I'd give to be able to do it again!! Just another loss - grrrr!
     
  7. BEG

    BEG Senior Member

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    Jury duty is out of the question for most of us. My doctor wrote me a letter. I used it a second time without any problem even though the date was old. I keep it handy just in case.

    BE G
     
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    ukxmrv Senior Member

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    I sent in a copy of my disabled badge (the parking space one) and an old copy of a consultants letter. Then wrote a cover letter. They were fine. I'd be happy to do jury service but could not guarantee that I'd be well enough to do it. I cannot sit upright all day, cannot stay awake and cannot concentrate / understand all that is going on (even if I was well enough to leave my home).
     
  9. SaraM

    SaraM Senior Member

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    Thank you all. You have been very helpful as usual.
     
  10. serenity

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    sorry, this is a nightmare of mine - having to ever deal with getting a summons & how to get out of it since i'm clearly unfit.
     

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