35th Judicial Circuit Court

Honorable Ward L. Clarkson
Chief Judge

Honorable Matthew Stewart
Circuit Court Judge

Mon - Fri: 8am - 12pm, 1pm - 5pm

Circuit Courthouse
208 North Shiawassee Street, 2nd Floor
Corunna, MI 48817

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P: 989.743.2239
F: 989.743.2602

Postponement & Excusal


If you are not available on the date(s) scheduled you may request one postponement. A postponement may be requested using one of the following methods:

Shiawassee County Courthouse
Attn: Jury Clerk
208 North Shiawassee Street
Corunna, Michigan 48817

35th Circuit Court 
Jury Clerk


A request to be excused MUST be made in writing. The written request should include statement of the facts you believe you prohibit you from serving along with supporting documentation, e.g. doctor’s note, green card, driver’s license for non-resident, etc. No excuses from jury service will be allowed based on occupation or religion. 


These are the acceptable reasons for having your jury service deferred or excused:

  • You have served within the last 12 months
  • You are over 70 years of age and choose not to serve
  • You have a disabling medical problem, which must be verified by a physician's letter or disability certificate
  • If you are a nursing mother, you must submit verification from your pediatrician
  • If you have moved out of Shiawassee County, please submit proof of your new address
  • If you are a student, please provide proof of enrollment for the term for which you are on-call
  • If you are in the military, please provide proof of your enlistment
  • If you are not a United States Citizen please provide proof of citizenship for the country you are a citizen of
  • If you have a felony conviction