CLERK OF COURT & COMPTROLLER

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA

ADA

 

Accommodation for jury duty and/or appearance in Court 

If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to access court facilities or to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. To request such an accommodation, please contact the 13th Judicial Circuit Court's ADA Coordinator at least seven days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven days.  If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. The Court's ADA Coordinator web page link below details the nature of the accommodations that can be provided by the Florida Courts under the ADA.

Thirteenth Judicial Circuit ADA Coordinator [external website link]
Phone: (813) 272-7040 or ADA@fljud13.org

Accommodation while doing business at the Clerk's Office

If you are a person with a disability who needs an accommodation, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. To request such an accommodation please contact the Clerk's ADA Coordinator within seven working days of the date the service is needed; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.

Clerk of Court & Comptroller's Office ADA Coordinator
601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 276-8100, extension 4347
Email: Contact Us

If you require sign language interpreting assistance while receiving in person service at the Clerk's Office, the following locations have a virtual remote sign language interpreting service available: Edgecomb Courthouse Customer Service Center, Edgecomb Courthouse Jury Services, Edgecomb Courthouse Domestic Violence Department, Tampa Pierce Street Official Records and Value Adjustment Board Departments, Plant City Courthouse Customer Service Center, Brandon Regional Service Center, and Southshore Regional service Center. This free sign language interpreting service is available in person on demand at these service locations during each location's operating hours.  

ADA wording on certain legal documents

All Service Documents (i.e., Summonses and Subpoenas) submitted by Civil Attorneys and Pro Se Litigants for processing by the Clerk's office must include the following ADA statement:

"If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Court's ADA Coordinator, Hillsborough County Courthouse, 800 E. Twiggs St., Room 604, Tampa, Florida 33602, (813) 272-7040, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711."

Please refer to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.526 regarding accessibility requirements for court documents.