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Each facility of the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Kings is equipped with accommodations available for persons with disabilities and includes assistance for persons with hearing, visual, physical, and mental impairments.  Some in-court accommodations include:

  • elevators with Braille lettering
  • wheelchair accessible restrooms
  • wheelchair accessible drinking fountains

Accommodations that require a five-day notice are:

  • assistive listening devices
  • American Sign Language interpreters

Service animals are welcome at all facilities.

If you require an accommodation not listed above, you may call the facility where you will be conducting your business or the ADA Coordinator to discuss your specific needs.  All attempts will be made to provide you with a reasonable accommodation.

Questions and Answers for Persons with Disabilities Requesting Accommodations

Or contact:

Rick Duran | 559-582-1010 x6020
ADA Coordinator


Monika Newman | 559-582-1010, x6004

How to Request an Accommodation

You may request an accommodation by filling out a Request for Accommodation Form (MC410).  Send the completed form to the ADA Coordinator at the address below:

Superior Court of California, County of Kings
1640 Kings County  Drive
Hanford, CA 93230
ATTN: ADA Coordinator

Requests will also be accepted by telephone.  When making a telephone request, please have the following information readily available:

  • name and address of person requiring the accommodation
  • name of the court facility where the accommodation is needed
  • case name
  • type of proceeding (civil or criminal)
  • date the accommodation is needed
  • impairment necessitating accommodation
  • type of accommodation
  • any special requests or problems
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