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Language Access Services

Servicios de Acceso Lingüístico

Language Access Services

Right to an Interpreter

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You have the right to an interpreter in any language, free of charge. If you cannot speak or understand English well, see the court clerk for assistance. Learn More

Annual Report

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In 2015, AOC Language Access Services published our first ever full-length annual report! The newsletter-style report offers an in-depth look into our work on the ground and its impact on New Mexico residents. Learn More

In The News

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The work of AOC Language Access Services has been recognized by national and local media. Here is a sample of our recent coverage. Learn More

Services Available

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Services include courtroom interpreters; bilingual staff specially trained to assist outside the courtroom; phone services in 175 languages and assistive listening devices for the hard-of-hearing, all free of charge. Learn More

New! Bilingual Self Help Guide

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A brand new resource launched in December 2015: a bilingual (English/Spanish) Self Help Guide for people representing themselves in District Courts throughout the state. Learn More

Language Access Plans

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Every state court is covered by a written language access plan that addresses local needs and services. These plans are available in English and Spanish (as well as Navajo in selected judicial districts). Learn More