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YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS TO AN INTERPRETER (LGBTQ)

Written by Tana Carpenter. Posted in Domestic Violence and Law

If you need a language interpreter to participate in legal proceedings, the Court where your case is heard is required by law to provide a qualified interpreter. In 2010, the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division provided written guidance to courts about their duty to provide interpreters. In 2010, the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division provided written guidance to courts about their duty to provide interpreters. To read the full letter, CLICK HERE. An advocate can also help you get an interpreter.