All prospective jurors call 937-333-7566 after 4:30 p.m. on the evening before your scheduled reporting date. A recorded message will advise you if you need to report for jury service. If you are not required to report for jury service because your jury has been canceled, there is no need to make any additional telephone calls. If you are selected for service on another jury, you will receive another jury summons.

Updated: May 16, 2001

Pursuant to Ohio Law, no one is exempt from jury duty. If you have a circumstance or condition that you believe will cause a hardship for you to serve as required, you might be excused. Excuses can only be granted by the Judge assigned to this jury or his/her representative. You can determine the judge assigned to your jury case by reading the jury summons that you have received. To request to be excused from Jury Duty, call the Judge to whom you are assigned for trial:

Contact List

All prospective jurors can expect to be present at court for at least a half day for jury selection process. If you are selected as a juror, expect that your service will last an additional one half to two days. On a rare occasion the jury may last longer.

Updated: April 30, 2001

Court Information

Dayton Municipal Court

P.O. Box 10700
301 West Third Street
Dayton, OH 45402

Office hours for the Clerk of Court are 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, for the acceptance of case filings and payments. Traffic and Criminal payments can also be paid online at

Clerk of Court:

Court Administration:
FAX: 937-333-4494

Central Payments:
FAX: 937-333-4468

Civil Division:
FAX: 937-333-4468

Criminal Division:
FAX: 937-333-4490

Traffic Division:
FAX: 937-333-7558

Jury Information:
FAX: 937-333-4468

Probation Services:

Warrant Enforcement: