Primary care provider for an infant/elderly parent/etc.
This last reason can be a lie based in truth. For example, my mom helps take care of my grandmother take care of my grandfather, who has suffered four strokes and is housebound, every week. This isn’t just a generous action on my mom’s part – she really needs to be there because my grandmother can’t do everything by herself. So when my mom was requested for jury duty a year or two ago, she exaggerated the truth a little bit and said that there was absolutely no one else who could help with my grandfather and that his health would be in risk without her there. This same concept can be used for those who need to be there to care for an infant. These situations may not get you out doing jury duty forever, but as temporary excuse, they’ll work perfectly fine.
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