NEW BRITAIN SUPERIOR COURT

JUROR ACCOMMODATIONS/COURT INFORMATION

 

The following information is intended to answer general questions regarding your first day of serving jury duty at the New Britain Superior Courthouse.  Additional information may be obtained in the Jury Duty Handbook “Your Guide To Jury Duty” - (PDF)

 

ATTENDANCE

First day jurors must sign in upon entering the jury room. Please arrive by the time indicated on your reminder notice.

JUROR PARKING

http://www.jud.ct.gov/jury/Parking/newbritain.htm

ACCOMMODATIONS FOR

THE DISABLED

If you have a disability and need a special accommodation, please call 1-800-842-8175, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and speak with a customer service representative. If you have a hearing related disability and require assistance, please dial 711. You may also email any request to jury.administration@jud.ct.gov

JUROR STICKERS

Juror stickers will be distributed to you upon arrival. Stickers must be worn at all times while you are in or about the courthouse. Stickers must be returned to the Jury Service Assistant (JSA) before leaving the courthouse at the end of the day.

COURTHOUSE

Room 400 of the fourth floor of the New Britain Superior Court is for jurors. Jurors must avoid all other areas of the courthouse including courtrooms and juror waiting rooms unless you are assigned to them.

COFFEE / TEA

Coffee (regular and decaf) and tea (regular and decaf) is provided free of charge

ATM There is no ATM in the building.

SMOKING

Smoking is allowed outside of the building (50 feet from the entrance). Jurors must check with the Jury Clerk before going out to smoke.

QUIET LOUNGE

A quiet lounge is available to jurors in the jury area.

ELEVATORS

Jurors are allowed to use the elevator

STAIRWAY

Jurors are allowed to use the stairway.

RESTROOMS

Restrooms are located in the jury room.

TELEVISIONS

All programs are available for your viewing except for the news. Please change the channel if news comes on.

PUBLIC PAY TELEPHONES

Pay telephones are not available. A telephone for local calls only is available in the jury room.

LUNCH

Lunch is between 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Lunch will be announced by the JSA. A listing of area food locations is available. If you choose to bring a lunch, there is a refrigerator and a microwave.

CAFÉ

LA café is located on the second floor of the courthouse. Jurors must check with the Jury Clerk before going to the café except during lunch. No debit /credits cards or checks accepted. CASH ONLY

CHANGE MACHINE

We DO NOT have a change machine.

VENDING MACHINES

Vending machines are located in the jury area. There is a soda and snack machine. PLEASE BRING CHANGE

CELL PHONES AND OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Please see the Chief Court Administrator's press release regarding electronics. Cell phones with digital cameras are allowed.

INTERNET ACCESS

Internet access is NOT available in the Jury Assembly rooms.

 

Internet access is available at the Court Service Centers. Availability is limited. WI-FI is NOT available

BEEPERS/RADIO DEVICES, ETC.

Jurors may not bring disruptive items into the courthouse. A disruptive item includes, but is not limited to, the following: a radio, boom box, portable television, compact disc player/recorder, cassette player/recorder. If you have any questions regarding what to bring, contact Jury Administration at 1-800-842-8175.

LAPTOPS Laptops are allowed. Special Note: The jury assembly room is not equipped with electrical outlets. Also, the jury assembly room is not locked during regular business hours.

ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATES

Jurors receiving credit for serving will be mailed a Certificate of Recognition of Juror Service.