Cobb County Government

Juror Expectations

Details on what to expect, including juror orientation videos and proper attire for court. 

Petit Jurors will need to be here between 8:00 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on the date that you have been summoned.You will be checked in and given an orientation on the petit juror process and what will be expected of you. You will also need to call the jury phone line, 770-528-1804, or read our Daily Instructions to receive additional instructions at the end of each day. If you have a conflict you may advise the attorneys in the courtroom.


Juror Orientation Videos

 Petit Jury Orientation 

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Grand Jury Orientation 

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Proper Attire For Court 

If you are appearing for Court/Jury Duty, you should dress nicely and in a manner that shows respect for the Court.

Here are some things you should NOT wear:

Hats inside the courtroom (except those worn for religious purposes)
Sunglasses
T-shirts depicting violence, sexual acts, profanity, or illegal drugs
Tube or halter tops/plunging necklines/midriffs
Ripped or torn jeans
Mini skirts or shorts
Baggy pants that fall below the waist
Muscle shirts (usually worn as undergarments)


Security 

Upon arriving at the courthouse, you will be required to go through security screening. Weapons of any kind (including pocket knives) are prohibited.

All cell phones must be turned off upon entering a courtroom.

Our Jury Assembly Room is equipped with wireless network that is available for jurors. There are also desktop computers, fax machines, printers and courtesy telephones. Cell phones, personal electronic equipment, etc. are allowed in the Jury Assembly Room.