Interpreter Services

Superior Court provides interpreters for all non-English speaking defendants, parties and witnesses needed during courtroom proceedings in the following case types:

  • Criminal, juvenile, traffic and domestic violence matters
  • 24 hours notice is required for Spanish interpreters
  • 72 hours notice is required for all other interpreters

Arrangements for an interpreter may be made by contacting Courtroom Operations at (805) 781-5149 or submitting the following document by fax (805) 781-1071 or in person:

Interpreter Request Form

Superior Court will not provide interpreters for the following:

  • Civil, small claims and family law matters
  • Matters outside of court proceedings