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ADA/Access for Persons with Disabilities

We follow Section 508 and W3C ADA design guidelines for our website.

If you have a disability and have trouble using our website - or any of the state court system’s services, programs, materials, or facilities - please tell us about the problem. You may

To Request an Accommodation under the ADA

If you need an accommodation for your disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please make the request directly to the court or office that provides the service, program, or materials you want to use. Each court and the Office of the State Court Administrator has an ADA coordinator who can help you with your request. To find contact information for all state courts and the administrative offices in Salem, see About Us.

If you need an accommodation under the ADA to use this website, you may

  • send us an email message at
  • write to us at:

    ADA Coordinator
    Washington County Circuit Court
    150 N First Ave
    Hillsboro OR 97124

  • Call us at 503.846.8767
  • fax your request to us at 503.846.2951
Adobe Acrobat Reader and PDF Files

Certain files available for download from our website are in Portable Document Format (PDF). You need a PDF viewer or reader to open those files. Adobe offers a free Adobe Acrobat Reader, which works with Windows and Macintosh operating systems. You can download it from the Adobe website. Adobe also provides free PDF tools for people with a visual impairment

You can find other available readers or viewers on the web, including open source software at that works with other operating systems as well.

What Are PDF Files?

Portable Document Format (PDF) is a computer file format, developed by Adobe Systems, Inc., that allows authors to exchange documents among different computer systems, while preserving the documents' typography and page layout. PDF filenames use ".pdf” as the file extension.

How do I Get Started?

To read or print a file in PDF format, you must install on your computer the Acrobat Reader program, published by Adobe Systems, Inc. Acrobat Reader is free, and there are no restrictions on its copying or distribution. Acrobat Reader works as a stand-alone application, or as a plug-in within Netscape Navigator or MS Internet Explorer. Get Acrobat Reader

For detailed, up-to-date information about Acrobat Reader or the PDF format, visit Adobe Systems Inc. at