Court Interpreting Services
Pursuant to §90.606 and §90.6063, Florida Statutes, the Second Judicial Circuit provides interpretation services for deaf persons and for individuals who are unable to speak or understand English.
Types of cases for which interpretation is provided
The court provides interpreters for all Circuit and County criminal cases, Juvenile Delinquency and Dependency, Domestic and Repeat Violence, Criminal Contempt, Mental Health/Incapacity, and in some Probate and Guardianship cases.
To schedule an interpreter or ask questions about the Court Interpreter Program please contact:
Court Interpreter Services Coordinator
Office of Court Administration, Second Judicial Circuit
Phone: (850) 577-4446
The Second Judicial Circuit utilizes qualified spoken language and sign language interpreters pursuant to the guidelines of the Florida Supreme Court.
For information on the necessary qualifications and the certification process, please consult their website at http://www.flcourts.org/gen_public/interpret/index.shtml