Businesses and Government Entities
Disclaimer: These materials are based on the law at the time we write them. We try to update our materials; however, laws are regularly changing. If you want to make sure the law has not changed, contact us or another legal source.
If you think you were hurt and want to file a personal injury lawsuit, you may need to file a tort claim first.
Federal and state laws prohibit disability-based discrimination by state courts and require the courts to provide people with disabilities reasonable accommodations they need to fully participate in the court system.
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.
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.