21-336. Postponement of jury service

A. Persons who are scheduled to appear for jury service may postpone the date of their initial appearance for jury service two times only.  On request, postponement shall be granted if all of the following apply:

1. The prospective juror has not been granted two prior postponements.

2. The prospective juror appears in person or contacts the jury commissioner by telephone or electronic mail or in writing to request a postponement.

3. A postponement shall be within a time period determined by the jury commissioner and shall be a date when the court will be in session.

B. A jury commissioner may approve a subsequent request for postponement of jury service only in the event of an extreme emergency that could not have been anticipated at the time the initial postponement was granted. The prospective juror is subject to being resummoned at the discretion of the jury commissioner.