Length of service. The length of jury duty service in Maine varies by court.
Exemptions and deferrals. Physicians, dentists, veterinarians, judges, attorneys, and active duty members of the armed forces are exempt from jury duty. Courts have the authority to exempt individuals from jury duty based on physical or mental disability, undue hardship, extreme inconvenience, and public necessity. Requests for deferrals require documentation. Seasonal workers and students may ask for deferral of service to another time of year.