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Interpreter and Language Access Services

Interpreter and Language Access Services

The Judiciary has a responsibility to ensure those with limited English proficiency (LEP) and those who are deaf or hard of hearing are not at a disadvantage to fully exercise their right to due process under the law. To learn more, View PA Courts Interpreters Services 

The 51st Judicial ensures these rights through the implementation of a Language Access Plan. This document can be viewed by clicking below. (A signed copy can be viewed at the Court Administration Office, 117 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325).

51st Judicial District Language Access Plan

If you or the party you represent is in need of an interpreter, please contact Court Administration to assist in the arrangement of an interpreter by completing the following forms. 

If you believe your right to meaningful language has not been met, please complete this grievance form: 

Grievance Form (English and Spanish)

The Language Access Coordinator for the 51st Judicial District can be reached by e-mail at: LanguageAccessCoordinator@adamscountypa.gov  

Interpreter Request 

Click below "View Interpreter Request Form" complete the form and click submit.

Interpreter Waiver Form

To be used in the event an individual who has been provided an Interpreter wishes to waive their right to interpreter services:

Rules of Conduct
In accordance with Act 172 of 2006 [42 Pa.C.S. §§ 4411(e) and 4431(e)], the Court Administrator of Pennsylvania has established Rules of Professional Conduct for Judiciary Interpreters in the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania. To learn more about these Rules, please visit the Interpreter Rules of Conduct page established by the Unified Judicial System.

Contact Us

Adams County
Court Administration

Adams County Courthouse
117 Baltimore Street, 4th Floor
Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8817 (Fax) 

Court Administration Staff

Donald Fennimore
District Court Administrator

Donna Cassatt
Deputy District Court Administrator

Laura Rowland
Deputy District Court Administrator

Roy A. Keefer
Chief Tipstaff

Corrie Ondrizek 
Chief Court Reporter

Court Services

Court of Common Pleas Calendar

All Criminal Court convenes at 8:30 A.M. unless otherwise noted by Court Order.