Q: ADA rights in Civil court ? informed judge of disability; found atty; he needed 1day delay for hearing. Request ignored
Had given note to judge of disability from doctor with request also.
In the United States, individuals with disabilities are entitled to reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to ensure equal access to the judicial system. This includes accommodations in civil court proceedings. It's concerning that your request for a one-day delay due to a disability and the note from your doctor were seemingly ignored by the court.
In such situations, it is crucial to address the issue promptly. You may want to consult with your attorney to explore options for raising the ADA accommodation issue again with the court. This could involve submitting a formal written request for accommodation, discussing the matter with the judge, or seeking assistance from the court's ADA coordinator if they have one.
It's important to ensure that your rights under the ADA are upheld, and if necessary, you may need to take appropriate legal action to assert those rights and seek remedies if you believe they have been violated. An attorney experienced in ADA and disability rights matters can guide you through this process and help protect your rights in civil court.
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