Jury Duty: What do I do if I am Called for Jury Duty While on Contract?

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By The Gypsy Nurse Staff

January 11, 2018

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Ask a Travel Nurse: What do I do if I am called for Jury Duty While on Contract?

Gypsy,
What do I do if I am called for Jury Duty while on contract?

The best approach to jury duty when you are unable to attend due to a contracted obligation is to contact the court with a copy of your contract and asked to be excused.

Here is a sample letter:
To:
Office of the Jury Commissioner
Address
City, State Zip Code
Telephone Number

From: John Doe, # (Jury ID)
5747 West Elm St.
City, State Zip Code

Subject: Permission to be excused from Jury Duty

Date:

I am writing this letter to respectively request to be excused from jury duty with your courts due to current contractual obligations.

As evidenced by the attached contract with _______________ (name of Employing Agency). I am currently out of the state and contracted as a Travel Nurse at ___________ from ______ to ________ .

If you have any questions or require further documentation, I can be reached at (000) 000-0000.

Thank you for your time and consideration with this matter.
Sincerely,
Your Name

We hope that this helps you with your jury duty question.

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