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Jury Duty: New Hampshire

Jury Duty requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Susan A. P. Woodhouse, Littler


  • Employers in New Hampshire must provide jury duty leave to employees. See Employers Obligated to Provide Leave.
  • All employees in New Hampshire may take time off from work to respond to a jury duty summons. See Employees Qualified for Leave.
  • An employer is not required to compensate an employee for time spent on jury service. See Compensation During Leave.
  • New Hampshire law states that an employer may not terminate, threaten or coerce an employee because the employee receives and responds to a jury duty summons or attends court for prospective jury service. See Prohibited Actions.