Language access plan

The Mariposa Superior Court Language Access Services Division provides multilingual interpretation and general language services in court proceedings to ensure meaningful participation in the judicial court process for individuals with limited English proficiency. In doing so, the Court promotes equal access to justice and guarantees court procedures are fair and understandable for court users from diverse cultural backgrounds.

The Court provides telephonic interpreter assistance using the services of an outside language provider.

The Court assigns qualified court interpreters in court proceedings at no cost in the following areas: criminal, juvenile delinquency, juvenile dependency, probate, mental health, family law, civil harassment, unlawful detainer (eviction), traffic, small claims, and other civil cases.

If you need the services of an interpreter, you may request one from the courtroom staff at the time of your hearing, or at the clerks office prrior to your hearing.

Interpreters are provided at no cost where a party or witness who uses a sign language is present and participating in a court hearing.

 

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