Access & Fairness Survey Results Released
The annual Access and Fairness Survey results were recently released and the results are now available online. The survey has been conducted each year since 2006. Individuals are polled in each district courthouse in the state for one day. Responses came from litigants, their friends and family members, attorneys and paralegals, social workers, agency staff and law enforcement.
The survey measured court users’ views in 20 areas, including ease of parking, safety in courthouses, language barriers, disability accommodation, business hours, the time needed to finish court business, treatment by court staff, and whether their hearing was fair.
In nearly all areas surveyed, 90 percent or more of respondents rated the courts adequate or better on a five-point scale.