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Requesting an ADA Accommodation

The Montgomery County Circuit Court provides reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Accommodation procedures for public users of the Court while doing business with the Judiciary are pursuant to Maryland Rule 1-332, Notification of Need for Accommodation:

A person requesting an accommodation under the Americans With Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq., for an attorney, a party, or a witness shall notify the court promptly. As far as practicable, a request for an accommodation shall be (1) presented on a form approved by administrative order of the Court of Appeals and available from the clerk of the court and (2) submitted not less than 30 days before the proceeding for which the accommodation is requested.

To request an ADA accommodation, submit a detailed Request for Accommodation for Person with Disability. The Request is available in both English and Spanish:

Please be specific about the accommodations you will need.

Public users may submit their signed requests either:

  1. By mail to the Office of the Clerk of the Court (50 Maryland Ave, North Tower, Rm 3200) OR

  2. In person to either the Family, Criminal, Civil, or Juvenile Departments within the Circuit Court

To ensure compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), the Maryland Judiciary has designated ADA coordinators (PDF) for their facilities and services. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact the ADA Coordinator for Montgomery County Circuit Court at 240-777-9101. If you need to cancel your request, please contact the ADA Coordinator.

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Grievance Process

A grievance procedure has been established to meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The grievance form CC-DC 50 (in English (PDF) or Spanish (PDF) should be submitted as soon as possible, but no later than 120 calendar days after the alleged violation or the denial to:

The Maryland Judiciary Human Resources Department
ADA Officer
580 Taylor Ave., A-1
Annapolis, MD 21401

Office: 410-260-3678
Fax: 410-260-1253
Maryland Relay: 711
Email:ada@mdcourts.gov

Record Maintenance

All written or otherwise recorded requests and responses will be retained in a confidential manner by the Maryland ADA Coordinator for at least three years.

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