Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
This process is started by completing the Request for Accommodation by Persons with Disabilities form and faxing the completed form to (702) 671-2512 or mailing to address below:
Las Vegas Justice Court
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can make this request?
Any lawyer, party, witness, or any other individual with an interest in attending any proceeding before this court may make a request for accommodations.
What accommodations can the court make?
Accommodations may include auxiliary aids and services, equipment, devices, materials in alternative formats, readers, or interpreters for persons with hearing impairments.
Is the request for accommodations available to the general public for viewing?
No. Confidentiality applies to the identity of the applicant in all oral or written communications, including all files and documents submitted by an applicant as part of the application process.
What information should be in the request?
All applications for accommodations shall include a description of the accommodation sought, along with a statement of the impairment that necessitates such accommodation.
When should the request be made?
Request for accommodation should be made as far in advance as possible, and in any event, should be made no less than five court days prior to the to the date needed. The court may, in its discretion, waive this requirement.
What are the reasons for denial of the request?
The request for accommodation may be denied for two reasons:
- The requested accommodations would create an undue financial or administrative burden on the court.
- The requested accommodations would fundamentally alter the nature of the service, program, or activity.
How do I know if my request has been approved or denied?
The court will promptly inform the applicant of the determination to grant or deny an accommodation request. If the accommodation request is denied in whole or in part, the response will be in writing.