Cell phones are NOT PERMITTED in the Courthouse. Please leave them at home or in your vehicle.
When you arrive, enter the Courthouse from the south end on the ground level. You will be required to pass through a metal detector, so please leave all weapons, knives, sharp objects, and pepper sprays at home or in your car. Also, please turn off pagers.
Directions to the Courthouse
Circuit Court is located on the 2nd floor of the Courthouse, which is located at 101 East Fourth Street in downtown Marion (on the Square).
Parking for jurors is available around the Courthouse Square and along side streets
Both public transportation and taxi service are available in Marion.
The rate for jury service is $15 per day as a prospective juror and $40 per day if you are selected. Mileage is also paid.
Dress appropriately for being in a Courtroom. Business attire is appropriate, as is casual business attire. Do not wear hats, tank tops, or any attire which will reasonably be deemed as inappropriate for the Courtroom.
Meals are normally not provided, except during deliberations.
The length of your service will be one day, or if selected to a jury, until that trial concludes. The Court is normally in session from 8:30 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. and from 1:15 P.M. until 5:00 P.M. Occasionally, these times will vary.