Request for Interpreters

The Fourth Judicial Circuit Court Interpreter Program is dedicated to providing qualified interpreters to non-English speaking litigants in the courtroom. Interpreters are hired by Court Administration on an event-by-event basis and can be provided for most court events.

Foreign Language Interpreter Services

Please contact the Court Interpreter Program Coordinator at least seven (7) days before the service is needed, or immediately upon receiving notification if the time before the needed service is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711 to reach the Telecommunications Relay Service. Requests for interpreter services (foreign language and sign language) should be directed to:

Martha Pintado, Court Interpreter Program Manager

Business hours for telephone requests:
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday

Telephone: (904) 255-1010               Fax: (904) 630-8371

If you require TTD/TTY support, call 711 for the Florida Relay Service.

When requesting interpreter services please be prepared to provide the following information:
            + Date, location and time of the proceeding;
            + The specific language needed;
            + The name and case number of the person requiring the service;
            + The name of the person making the request; and
            + The type of court proceeding.

Sign Language Interpreter

You may request a Sign Language Interpreter weekdays between the hours of 4:30 PM and 8:00 AM, weekends and holidays by contacting one of the following providers:

Alonzo Sign Language Interpreting (ASLI)
Contact: Wayne Alonzo
Telephone: 904-347-4199
Fax: 386-246-6857

American Sign Language (ASL)
Contact: Eric Maxey
Telephone: 904-444-8644 or 904-874-1687

Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC)
Contact: Jeff Robinson
Telephone: 904-399-8484
Fax: 904-399-0448

Sign Language Interpreters (SLI)
Contact: Debbie Ward
Telephone: 904-502-6593