Americans with Disabilities Act

Program Description

The Fifteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title II, which requires that all public services and facilities be as reasonably accessible to persons with disabilities as those without disabilities. These services are provided at all courthouse locations throughout Palm Beach County.

  Frequently Asked Questions
pdf ADA Notice
pdf ADA Grievance Form
pdf ADA Request for Accommodations Form

What services are covered under the ADA?

  • Assisted listening devices
  • American Sign Language Interpreters (ASLI)
  • Oral Interpreters
  • CART service/Real-Time Transcription Services (under special conditions)
  • Accessible formats such as large print, Braille, electronic document, or audio tapes
  • Reader services

What services are not covered under the ADA?

  • Transportation to and from the courthouse
  • Legal counsel or advice
  • Personal devices such as wheelchairs or hearing aids
  • Personal services such as medical or attendant care
  • A modification of a policy or an auxiliary aid or service that would result in a fundamental alteration in the nature of the program or service, or would result in an undue burden
  • An official transcript of a court proceeding
  • Document filing

See our FAQ for more information.

Related Administrative Orders

pdf Administrative Order 2.207
ADA Assistant
(561) 355-4380

(800) 955-8771
(Hearing Impaired)