Language Access Services
Language Interpreter & Translation Services Office (LITSO)


Mission Statement:

The mission of the Language Interpreter and Translation Services Office at Pima County Juvenile Court is to provide FREE, TIMELY, MEANINGFUL, and PROFESSIONAL language access services to all the Limited English Proficient (LEP) clients of the court.

PCJCC is firmly committed to providing free, timely, professional, and meaningful language access services in any language to prevent discrimination and protect the rights of all those who come before the court. By eliminating language access barriers, the Court allows any LEP court user to have meaningful access to court proceedings, programs, and services. Among the LEP persons encountered by the court are minors, parents, guardians, and many other individuals that are either party to delinquency or dependency cases or participate in court programs and/or activities.

All the language access services offered by the Pima County Juvenile Court are in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 13166, and the Arizona Supreme Court’s Administrative Order No. 2011-96 prohibiting national origin discrimination and ensuring meaningful access to justice for LEP individuals.

Interpretation Services:

The Court’s Language Interpreter & Translation services Office counts with an array of services designed to achieve its mission to provide free interpretation services at the moment and the place where the needs arise. The following are some of the resources that this office has at its disposal: a fully staffed and equipped office with an administrative assistant and a team of English/Spanish professional staff interpreters/translators, a group of free lance interpreters, various external vendors with active state contracts for the provision of professional interpretation services by phone and/or video in more than 170 different languages.

Translation Services:

The Language Interpreter & Translation Services Office also provides free professional translations services for “vital” documents” which include forms, petitions, orders, notices and letters pertaining to legal issues, etc. Translations involving English-Spanish combinations are all done in-house while translations involving languages other than Spanish are outsourced to a State contractor a company providing professional certified translations in over 100 different languages.

Accommodations for the hearing impaired:
The Pima County Juvenile Court is equally committed to guaranteeing the protections afforded to hearing impaired individuals (deaf and hard of hearing) under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Among the various services offered by the Court to ensure the adaptations necessary for meaningful access are: legally certified American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters both in person and by video, Certified Deaf Interpreters (CDI), Computer-aided Real Time Translation (CART), Assistive Hearing Equipment (AHE).

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LANGUAGE SERVICES PLAN

For information and/or forms in any other languages please call the number below:

If you need language assistance, please contact the interpreter's office at 520-724-2961 to schedule the services of an interpreter free of charge. English
   
Si necesita ayuda para comunicarse en inglés, por favor llame a la Oficina de intérpretes al 520-724-2961 para que le programen un intérprete gratuitamente Spanish (Español)
   
Si vous avez besoin d'aide linguistique, merci de contacter le bureau des interprètes au 520-724-2961 pour prendre rendez-vous avec un interprète, ce service est gratuit. French (Français)
   
Ukeneye ifashanyo yururimi, utelephona ofisi yumusimuzi 520-724-2961 ko bakuronderere umusimuzi wewe utarinze kuriha. Kirundi (Ikirundi)
   
Haddii imbaahinti kaalmi luuqudu, fadlan inweer hafiiski turjumaano 520-724-2961 siddii inkidhigito balan turjumaan beesi la'aan. MaiMai (Af-Maay)
   
यदि तपाईंलाई कुराकानी गर्न अनुवादकको सहयोग चाहिन्छ भने कृपया समय मिलाऊन भाषा अनुवाद अफिसको ५२०-७२४-२९६१ नम्बरमा सम्पर्क राख्नु होला । Nepalesae (Gorkhali नेपाली भाषा Nepālī bhāṣā खस कुरा Khas kurā )
   
Если вы нуждаетесь в помощи переводчика, пожалуйста обратитесь в наш отдел по телефону520-724-2961 для запроса бесплатных услуг перевода. Russian (Русский язык)
   
Hadii aad u bahan tahay cawinaad luqeed, fadlan la'xariir xafiska 520-724-2961 si aad balan uga qabsatid bilash ah oo luqadaada ku hadlah. Somali (Af-Soomaali   /   اف سومالى)
   
Kama unahitaji msaada wa lugha, tafadhali wasiliana na ofisi ya mkalimani wa saa 520-724-2961 ratiba ya huduma ya mkalimani bila ya malipo. Swahili (Kiswahili)
   
Nếu quý vị cần trợ giúp về ngôn ngữ, xin vui lòng liên hệ với văn phòng thông dịch viên theo số 520-724-2961 để lên kế hoạch với các dịch vụ của một thông dịch viên miễn phí. Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
   
arabic Arabic
   
 

 

Don’t hesitate to contact us with any question or language service request:

Ramiro Alviar
Phone: (520) 724-2237
Email: ramiro.alviar@pcjcc.pima.gov

Marisela Martinez
Phone: (520) 724-2961
Marisela.martinez@pcjcc.pima.gov