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Thurston County, Washington

The content on the Thurston County website is currently provided in English. We are providing the “Translation” for approximately 10 languages. The goal of the translation is to provide visitors with limited English proficiency to access information on the website in other languages. The translations do not translate all types of documents, and it may not give you an exact translation all the time. The translations are made through an automated process, which may not result in accurate or precise translations, particularly of technical and legal terminology.

District Court

Language Access

Court Policy Regarding Language Access Services

Under Washington state law (RCW 2.42 and 2.43), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (Safe Streets Act), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the regulations implementing these federal laws, Thurston County District Court is required to provide language access services to all limited English proficiency (LEP) and deaf, hard of hearing or deafblind (D/HH/DB) individuals in criminal court proceedings and in some court-managed services and programs and to develop a written language access plan pursuant to RCW 2.43.090.

It is the policy of Thurston County District Court to provide language access services at no cost to LEP parties, witnesses, victims, and others with an interest in court proceedings and operations, other than when it is the responsibility of other government bodies pursuant to state law. It is also the policy of this court to provide sign language interpreting services at no cost to persons who are D/HH/DB as required under applicable state and federal statutes and regulations.

For any language access needs, the Court Interpreter Coordinator may be contacted at: or call 360-596-5154. For any interpreter requests, please provide: the court service being used, case number if applicable, language needed, and the date and time of service requested.

Para cualquier necesidad de acceso lingüístico, el Coordinador de Intérpretes de la Corte puede ser contactado en: o llama al 360-596-5154. Para cualquier solicitud de intérprete, por favor proporcione: Para cuales servicios judiciales se utilizarán estos servicios de intérprete, el número de caso si es que tiene uno, el idioma necesario, y la fecha y hora de cuando necesita los servicios de intérprete.

Language Access Plan for Thurston County District Court 

Complaint Process 

Formulario de Queja