Administration | Interpreter Services and Disability Accommodations (ADA)
INTERPRETER SERVICES and DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS
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The Fifth Judicial District (Allegheny County Courts) provides foreign language interpreters for persons with limited English proficiency in judicial proceedings, and to enable access to court services and programs. These services are free of charge.
The Court also provides interpreters for Deaf/hard of hearing persons and other disability accommodations to provide access to Court services, programs, facilities, and in judicial proceedings pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). These services are free of charge.
To request an interpreter or disability accommodation, please complete the following:
Return the Request Form as a Word document to:
Mail: Language Access Coordinator
Fifth Judicial District of Pennsylvania
300 Frick Building
437 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-350-5419 or 412-350-4044
Please notify the Court as soon as you know an interpreter or disability accommodation is needed. Also, if you no longer require the services of the interpreter/accommodation, contact the Language Access Coordinator to cancel your request so the Court will not incur unnecessary costs.
If you have a complaint alleging violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act by the Fifth Judicial District you may file a complaint through the Grievance Procedure.
If you have a complaint regarding language access/interpreter services provided by the Fifth Judicial District, please complete the Pennsylvania Courts Language Services Complaint Form.
Complaints must be sent to the Language Access Coordinator at the address shown above. A response will be sent to you after a careful review of the facts.
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