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Grand Jury Eligibility Requirements

The term of office of the current civil grand jury is January 6, 2021, through June 2022. Recruitment for the 2022-2023 Napa County Civil Grand Jury will begin January 2022.

Eligibility Requirements & Application Requirement

Thank you for your interest in the Napa County Civil Grand Jury. State law requires the formation of a grand jury every year. Grand jury service is an important civic responsibility for all citizens of this state. It is also a rewarding experience for those who serve.

Grand jurors must meet the following legal qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Citizen of the United States
  • Resident of Napa County one year prior to commencement of term of office
  • Possess sufficient knowledge of the English language
  • Not currently serving as a trial juror
  • Not discharged as a grand juror within one year prior to commencement of term of office
  • Never convicted of a malfeasance in office or any felony or other higher crime
  • Not currently serving as an elected official
  • In possession of natural faculties, of ordinary intelligence, of sound judgment, and of fair character

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