The Snohomish County Superior \ Juvenile and District courts interpreter web system empowers court staff and court-approved interpreters to efficiently and conveniently manage the scheduling and assignment of interpreter services. The Snohomish County Superior \ Juvenile and District courts requires interpreter services in processing court cases for a variety of languages.
Pursuant to Administrative Order 22-05B, starting on June 1st, 2022, District Court will be changing which hearings can be done virtually via Zoom and which must be attended in person. We compiled a list that may be easier to understand, and it can be viewed by clicking this link.
In-custody defendants are required to be physically present in the courtroom provided at the Snohomish County jail for in-custody hearings on either the 9:30 am misdemeanor jail calendar or the 1:00 pm felony jail calendar held Monday through Friday. Interpreters are required to be physically present if a hearing participant needs interpreter services is required to be physically present. Administrative Order 22-05B. Accordingly, interpreters must appear in person at the Snohomish County jail for the aforementioned hearings when a defendant needs interpreter services. Effective August 18, 2022, in addition to payment of the hourly rate and mileage, Snohomish County District Court will pay a $20 stipend to all interpreters that physically appear in person at the Snohomish County Jail for in-custody hearings on either the 9:30 am misdemeanor jail calendar or the 1:00 am felony jail calendar.
It is the policy of Snohomish County District Court that no one shall be excluded from full and equal access to all court services, programs, and activities because of an inability to communicate in English. If you are a party or attorney who is requesting interpreter services or information, please contact us by calling 425-388-3893.
If you are an interpreter and have questions, need your password reset, or would like to find out more about Snohomish County’s interpreter program, please contact us by calling 425-388-3893.