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Q: my son has pending DUI case, got a jury summons. Is he disqualified? due to Q8?

Q8 - I have a pending misdemeanor theft or felony charge

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A: Actually, unless he is charged with a misdemeanor theft or felony, he is not ineligible. He can answer that question "no." However, the prosecutors will likely ask questions during jury selection that will require him to disclose it. They will also probably run a check to see who has pending cases. Unless it is for a civil case, he is unlikely to be selected.

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