Other Court Participants

If you are appearing in a court proceeding as a witness, litigant, an attorney or observer and have a disability other than deafness or hard of hearing, a request for accommodation or services shall be made 14 days in advance of the proceeding, whenever possible.  The request shall be as specific as possible and include a description of the accommodation sought and the date, time and location where the accommodation is needed. 

The request shall be made using a Request for Accommodation Form.   

Mail the request to:
Court Disability Coordinator
69 West Washington Street, Suite 3300
Chicago, Illinois 60602 

The request may also be sent via e-mail to ocj.accommodations@cookcountyil.gov. or sent via facsimile to (312) 603-1929.

The Court Disability Coordinator shall respond in writing, and, where appropriate, in a format accessible to the requestor within seven (7) days from the date the request was received. 

If you are deaf or hard of hearing and are appearing in a court proceeding as a witness, litigant, an attorney or observer, please select the tab “Deaf or Hard of Hearing.”

For questions, contact the Court Disability Coordinator:

(312) 603-1915
(312) 603-1914  (TTY)

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