Who Can Serve


Merced County residents who are interested in participating in the Grand Jury process are encouraged to apply. The statutory requirements are that each Grand Juror:
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Reside in Merced County for at least one year before being selected
  • Have ordinary intelligence and good character
  • Possess a working knowledge of the English language
  • Not presently serving as a trial juror
  • Not having been convicted of a felony or of malfeasance in office
  • Not presently serving as an elected official


Prospective Grand Juror Form