ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act
Access for Individuals with Disabilities
Court users, including jurors, parties in a case, witnesses, lawyers and others, can receive reasonable accommodations from the Court if necessary to fully participate in Court programs or services.
The Court normally requires at least 5 working days advance notification in order to provide an accommodation. If you are in need of an accommodation due to a disability please complete the form MC-410, Request for Accommodations by Persons With Disabilities and Response, and return the completed form to the Court’s ADA Coordinator via:
Fax: (530) 289-0205
Mail: PO Box 476, Downieville, CA 95936
Or you may contact the Court by phone at (530) 289-3698.
Building Access Directions
- In the courthouse parking lot, proceed to the far left (south side) of the building where there is an additional parking space reserved for ADA and elevator access.
- Look for the handicapped parking space and elevator instructions regarding access to the court offices and courtroom on the 2nd floor. The elevator is located at the rear (west side) of the building.
- Press the speaker button on the right of the elevator doors and the Sheriff's dispatcher will inquire your name and purpose before allowing you access to the court offices.
- Arriving at the interior 2nd floor hallway, court staff will accompany you to the courtroom or court offices.
ADA Grievance Procedure
The Sierra County Superior Court’s ADA Grievance Procedure is established in accordance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). It may be used by anyone who wishes to file a complaint alleging discrimination on the basis of disability in the provision of services, activities, programs, or benefits by the Superior Court of California, County of Sierra.