This made it suck even more.
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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