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Juror Questionnaire For Civil Cases {MC-001}

This is a California form that can be used for Miscellaneous within Judicial Council.

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COURT COUNTY .OF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... .. : JUROR QUESTIONNAIRE : Calendar No. FOR CIVIL CASES : Index No. Plaintiff(s) : Code of Civil Procedure Section 205(c)-(d) -against: Sec. 1. Statutory Authority JUDICIAL SUBPOENA This Juror Questionnaire has been drafted under the authority of Code of Civil Procedure Defendant(s) section 205(c)-(d) and is intended to expedite jury selection. It is not intended to alter : . . . . . . . . or .rules. governing. the .authority .of. the .court. or .the role of counsel during voir dire. .. .... ......... ... ........ . ... .... .. . statutes : Sec. 2. Use Notes for Courts THE PEOPLE A. General OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK This Juror Questionnaire is intended for use in the court's discretion in appropriate civil TO cases. Its use in cases of brief duration may not be appropriate. Particular kinds of cases may require that this questionnaire be altered or augmented. The Personal Injury Supplement is intended to be used along with the General Questions in personal injury actions. Judges, in their own discretion, must determine what additional kinds of inquiry are GREETINGS: appropriate in any given case. B. Pre­VoirCOMMAND YOU, that all business and excuses being laid aside, you and each of you attend before WE Dire Conference The court should confer with counsel about the dire before a jury panel is called. At this , the Honorable at voir Court conference, the court may establish (1) guidelines for the use of the Juror Questionnaire, (2) located at County of any supplemental questionsday of propounded to the panel o'clock in the to be by questionnaire, (3) and at any recessed in room , on the , 20 , at noon, the extent of or adjourned oral testify of the panel, and (4) the extent on the part of the the court's date, toinquiryand give evidence as a witness in this actionof oral questioning by counsel. Proposed supplemental questions drafted by counsel should be filed and served at least three court days before the pre­voir dire conference. Arrangements for duplication of completed questionnaires with this subpoena is punishable as parties should share the cost liable to Your failure to comply should be confirmed. The a contempt of court and will make you of duplication.whose behalf this subpoena was issued for a maximum penalty of $50 and all damages sustained as a the party on C. Introduction of Questionnaire to Prospective Jurors result of your failure to comply. It is suggested that the Juror Questionnaire be used after the court has given its customary introductory remarks and any additional instructions that the court deems appropriate. The Witness, Honorable , one of the Justices of the court in Court also may wish to tell the of County, day panel members that a questionnaire will be used, to , 20 encourage complete answers, and to remind them that their answers will be given under penalty of perjury. In introducing the questionnaire, the court should instruct prospective jurors how to proceed if they have difficulty reading or filling out the form. (Attorney must sign above and type name below) The court could direct that the Juror Questionnaire be given to prospective jurors by the jury commissioner in the jury assembly room. However, this procedure ordinarily will mean that jurors are not given complete instructions about the type of case they will hear or the identity Attorney(s) for of participants and witnesses. In addition, jurors who fill out the form before appearing in the trial court may not clearly understand that their answers are given under penalty of perjury. For these reasons, and to avoid the need to have jurors fill out supplemental questionnaires once they have been sent to the trial court, it is strongly recommended that the Juror Office and P.O. Address Questionnaire be used in the trial court setting. Form Approved by the Judicial Council of California MC-001 [Effective January 1, 2004] Optional Form Telephone No.: Facsimile No.: E-Mail Address: JUROR QUESTIONNAIRE FOR CIVIL CASES/Code of Civil Procedure section 205(c)-(d) Mobile Tel. No.: American LegalNet, Inc. www.USCourtForms.com A COURT COUNTY .OF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... .. : Index No. JUROR QUESTIONNAIRE : Calendar No. FOR CIVIL CASES Plaintiff(s) -againstIntroduction : JUDICIAL SUBPOENA : and Instructions : ...................................................... : Thank you for coming to court as a potential juror. Before the case can start, a jury must be selected. The judge and the people involved in the case need to : know something about you in order to select jurors who can be fair to both sides. Defendant(s) Everyone has attitudes and opinions that are shaped by their life experiences. Sometimes these experiences can make it difficult to look at a certain issue in an unbiased and unemotional way. As a juror, you must return a verdict based THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEWproved in court, not on emotion or on other views on the law and on the facts YORK not supported by the evidence. The judge will give you instructions on the law TO and on how you should go about deciding the case. You must listen to and follow the judge's instructions. GREETINGS:something about your background and your views on issues that may be learn The questions on this form are designed to help the court and the lawyers related to this case. The questions are asked not to invade your privacy, but to WE COMMAND YOU, that all business and excuses being laid aside, you and each of you attend before make sure that you can be a fair and impartial juror. Court is any reason why If there , the Honorable at the you might not be ablelocated at both sides a fair trial in this case, it is important to give County of in roomthat you say so. , on the day of , 20 , at o'clock in the noon, and at any recessed or adjourned date, to testify and give evidence as a witness in this action on the part of the The judge has decided to use this form to save time and to give you a chance to tell the court and the lawyers about yourself. In portions of this form, you will see the punishable as a contempt of court and will make you liable to Your failure to comply with this subpoena is term "significant personal relationship." That term means a former was issued for a maximum penalty partner, or anyone the party on whose behalf this subpoena spouse, domestic partner, lifeof $

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