Request for Disability Accommodation

This form may be used for accommodation and communication requests for anything covered by the North Carolina Persons with Disabilities Protection Act (N.C.G.S. 168) which mirrors the Americans with Disabilities Act ( including, but not limited to, sign language interpreters or CART (captioning). If you need to request a spoken foreign language court interpreter, please use the Request for Spoken Foreign Language Court Interpreter.

Please fill out the request form below as far in advance as possible, preferably two weeks before the hearing or court activity. It is important that the courthouse Disability Access Coordinator receive advance notice of your request as some accommodations take time to schedule and the availability of your accommodation may be limited. Your request will be addressed according to a statewide protocol.

View the Disability Access Help Topic for additional information about ADA compliance in the courts and resources for special needs / disability services. If you have general questions about the process or form for requesting an accommodation, contact the NCAOC Disability Access Coordinator at 919-890-1212 or

It is not necessary to identify your specific disability. You should explain to court personnel that you have a disability and any specific needs that you have.

Person Filling Out this Request Form

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Person Who Needs Accommodation

Person Who Needs Accommodation is (choose one)
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Person Who Needs Accommodation is the (choose one)

Attorney for the Person Who Needs Accommodation

Not Applicable (The person is not represented by an attorney.)

Request Details

Note: For matters in the Supreme Court of North Carolina or the North Carolina Court of Appeals, choose that court in the county dropdown list above.
Use the date picker or enter mm/dd/yyyy.
Use the time picker or enter hh:mm AM (morning) / PM (afternoon).
Estimated Duration
Specific Type of Accommodation(s) Requested
The list below does not include every possible accommodation or modification. Please use the Other category or box below to describe your specific need if it is not listed. Each request will be considered individually and tailored to meet individual needs. It is possible that not every request can be granted. The court will work to try to find a reasonable alternative if necessary.

Case Information

Type of Case
Type of Proceeding
Jurisdiction is the type of court location where the matter will be heard.
Please provide all case information that is known.