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Language Access Services

Servicios de Acceso Lingüístico

Language Access Services

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Right to an Interpreter

Welcome to the New Mexico Judicial System written in multiple languages
You have the right to an interpreter, in all matters and any language, free of charge. If you cannot speak or understand English well, see the court clerk for assistance. Learn More

NM Ranked #2 in the Nation!

The 2016 Justice Index ranks the New Mexico Judiciary #2 in the nation for language access. Learn More

2016 Annual Report

AOC Language Access Services has released its 2016 Annual Report detailing recent initiatives and achievements. 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

Bilingual Self Help Guide

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A bilingual (English/Spanish) Self Help Guide is available 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