Americans With Disabilities Act Compliance


The Americans with Disability Act (ADA) was enacted by Congress in 1990 to protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination in access to employment, governmental services and programs, public accommodations, transportation, and telecommunications.  As stated in the law, the ADA is “an Act to establish a clear and comprehensive prohibition of discrimination on the basis of disability.

The Eighteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provides reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities to enable their full participation in court proceedings, programs, or services. Please read on to learn how to contact the ADA representative in both Brevard and Seminole Counties.


All notices of court proceedings to be held in a public facility, and all process compelling appearance at such proceedings, shall include the statement immediately below in bold face, 14-point Times New Roman or Courier font.

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN BREVARD COUNTY:

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. If you require assistance please contact:

ADA Coordinator at Brevard Court Administration
2825 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, 3rd floor
Viera, Florida, 32940-8006
(321) 633-2171 ext. 2

NOTE: You must contact coordinator 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 in Brevard County, call 711.”

All notices of court proceedings to be held in a public facility, and all process compelling appearance at such proceedings, shall include the statement immediately below in bold face, 14-point Times New Roman or Courier font.

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN SEMINOLE COUNTY:

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. If you require assistance please contact:

ADA Coordinator at Seminole Court Administration
301 N. Park Avenue
Suite N301
Sanford, Florida, 32771-1292
(407) 665-4227

NOTE: You must contact coordinator 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 in Seminole County, call 711.”