If you have a limited understanding of English, it is your right in the United States and Georgia to have an interpreter during court proceedings. The interpreter must keep all interactions with you and the court confidential.
- You have the right to an interpreter regardless of your citizenship or immigration status.
It is your right to have an interpreter during both civil and criminal proceedings.
- Interpreters should be provided during every step of a criminal proceeding –from arrest all the way to trial.
- Interpreters should be made available in all civil proceedings and all court - managed functions including information desks.