Saturday, February 12, 2011

Who reports the County to its hot check section?

Some say jury duty sucks.

This made it suck even more.

Some Tarrant County Jury Duty Checks Bounce After Service
By Carol Cavazos, CBS 11 News

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – To some, jury duty is an inconvenience. To others, it’s an honor and a civic duty. But no matter how it’s viewed, Tarrant County jurors have been getting an unwelcomed surprise long after they leave the courtroom: Bounced checks.

Jurors are paid $6 for their first day and $40 for every day after that. The paycheck doesn’t exceed more than $200. Dozens of these have bounced, and there could be more.

Lynne Clem of Grapevine is a yoga instructor and mortgage loan officer. She’s breathing much easier now after receiving another check Thursday for serving on jury duty in Tarrant County three weeks ago.

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