Businesses and Government Entities
Our publications are based on statutes and court decisions in effect at the time of publication. The law can change at any time. If there is any question about the continued legal authority of any information in the materials, contact Disability Rights California or a legal resource in your community.
If you think you were hurt and want to file a personal injury lawsuit, you may need to file a tort claim first.
You cannot bring emotional support animals into businesses or public places. You can bring service animals to those places. This pub tells you how to know if your animal is a service animal. If a business does not let you have your service animal, this pub tells you what you can do to keep your animal with you.
Federal and state laws require state courts to accommodate people with disabilities. This pub tells you how to ask for one. It tells you what to do if the court will not give you the accommodation for your disability.
The law says DRC can go into places where people with disabilities live. We can investigate abuse and neglect, train people and make sure the place is treating people right. This pub explains the law that lets DRC do this.