Fifth Judicial District of Pennsylvania
County of Allegheny
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

INTERPRETER/DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION REQUEST FORM

Return the Request form as a Word document to:

           Email:  courtaccess@alleghenycourts.us
-OR-
          Mail:     Language Access Coordinator
                       Fifth Judicial District of Pennsylvania
                       300 Frick Building
                       437 Grant Street
                       Pittsburgh, PA 15219

          Fax:       412-350-5083

          Phone:  412-350-5419 or 412-350-4044
 
*** IMPORTANT ***

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 District's 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.


Click here for the LANGUAGE ACCESS PLAN of the Fifth Judicial District.