Now, getting out of jury duty for medical reasons is effective but it’s also tricky. You need to provide a doctor’s note in order to prove the validity of whatever “condition” or “issue” you’re claiming to have. However, you don’t need to be seriously ill to get away with this. Simply stating that you suffer from severe migraines, panic attacks, or other similar problems could very well be enough to get you dismissed from jury duty. The court won’t want and can’t risk choosing someone whose health issues could impede their involvement with the case. Therefore, if your medical reason is convincing enough, you might be in the clear.
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