Hearing Impaired/Communications Disabilities Notice

Notice Regarding Sign Language Interpreters & Other Auxiliary Aids & Services

It is the policy of the Judicial Conference of the United States that all Federal courts provide reasonable accommodations to persons with communications disabilities.

If you are a debtor (the person who filed bankruptcy), a creditor (a person owed money from the debtor) or other interested party to the bankruptcy case and you are deaf, hearing impaired or have other communication disabilities, a sign language interpreter, assisted listening device, or computer-assisted real-time reporting will be provided either by the Bankruptcy Court, or a sign language interpreter will be provided by the United States Trustee, depending on the hearing, without charge.

To request a sign language interpreter for the Meeting of Creditors hearing, which is conducted by the trustee, contact the following no later than seven business days prior to the meeting:

Ms. Lana LeDuuc
Office of the United States Trustee
602-682-2609 or Lana.R.Leduc@usdoj.gov

 Assisted listening headsets are available for use by those with hearing impairments and are available in Phoenix, Tucson and Prescott. See the courtroom clerk upon entering the courtroom, to request a headset. 

To request a sign language interpreter for a hearing or trial set before the bankruptcy judge, please contact the court at 602-682-4136 no later than five business days prior to the scheduled hearing.