Jury Service: Reset Jury Service
We urge all prospective jurors to appear on the date they are summoned. However, we do understand that conflicts arise. Should you need to reschedule your service, you are urged to call the Court’s automated jury rescheduling system at 713.333.7080 / 713.247.8591 (TDD/TTY).
You may also reschedule your jury service online at https://esp1.espview.com/chmc.
Penalties for Failure to Answer Summons
The Government Code states that a person who fails to comply with this summons is subject to a contempt action punishable by a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $1,000 (§62.0141). Additionally, a person shall be fined not less than $100 nor more than $500 if he: (1) fails to attend court in obedience to the notice without reasonable excuse; or (2) files a false claim of exemption from jury service (§62.111).