A county court may provide, by rule, how jurors shall be chosen, and may provide that jurors to be used in the court may be chosen and summoned by the jury commissioners of the county as provided in Chapter 2313. of the Revised Code. Selection shall be made from residents within the county court district, and, if Chapter 2313. of the Revised Code is followed, those appearing to reside outside the district shall be returned to the annual jury list.
Jurors shall be impaneled in the same manner, shall have the same qualifications, shall be challenged for the same causes, and shall receive the same fees as jurors in the court of common pleas. The fees of jurors in any criminal case that involves a violation of state law shall be paid out of the county treasury, and the fees of jurors in any case that involves a violation of a municipal ordinance shall be paid out of the treasury of the municipal corporation that enacted the ordinance.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.81, HB 268, §1, eff. 5/22/2012.
Effective Date: 03-17-1987 .