Civil Grand Jury



Location:
   Court Administration
   725 Court Street, 4th Floor
   Martinez, CA 94553

Grand Jury Secretaries:
   Theresa Ramos
   Celia Lopez

 

Office Hours:
Telephone:
Fax:

8:00am - 5:00pm
(925) 957-5638
(925) 957-5628

 

 
 



Contra Costa County’s Grand Jury consists of 19 citizens.  A new Grand Jury is impaneled each year.  Grand Jurors are officers of the court, and function as an independent body under the guidance of a Superior Court judge.

Apart from the investigations mandated by the California Penal Code, each county’s Grand Jury decides what it will investigate.  Investigations may be initiated in response to letters from citizens, newspaper articles and personal knowledge.

Contra Costa County residents are encouraged to apply for service on their Grand Jury.  Written applications are screened for eligibility.  Then judges interview potential jurors and select citizens from each supervisorial district.  This process reduces the list to about 30 candidates.



For an application to become a Grand Juror, click here

To see Grand Jury Reports, click here.

You can get more information by clicking here:  About the Grand Jury.


 


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