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Interpreter

In accordance with RCW 2.43 and RCW 2.42 the court will appoint an interpreter to assist Limited English Persons (LEP) and hearing impaired individuals in all court legal proceedings.

It is a priority for the court to hire interpreters who are certified and/or registered with the Washington State Administrative Office of the Courts.  In circumstances in which a certified or registered interpreter is not available or the requested language is not a certified or registered language, a qualified interpreter will be used.  Interpreters are paid in accordance with the Snohomish County Courts payment policy.

Interpreter Policy and Procdure