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Court Proceedings

If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.

The Sarasota County Clerk and Comptroller's Jury Office is designated as the initial point of contact for ADA related matters.

Sarasota Jury Office
P.O. Box 3079
Sarasota, FL 34230-3079
Telephone: (941) 861-8000

If you are deaf, hard-of-hearing, or voice impaired, please call 711.

Please contact the Sarasota Jury Office at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance or jury service, or immediately upon receiving an official notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less that seven (7) days.

Accommodation Request Form

Required Language for Court Documents

The Twelfth Judicial Circuit Court requires notices of court proceedings, and processes compelling appearance at court proceedings, to contain specific language. Read the court's Administrative Order 2015-4.2, regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990,  for more information.

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