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Interpreters; Services for Persons with Communications Disabilities

Local Rule Number: 
Rule 5007-1
5000 Series

Except for proceedings initiated by the United States or for those persons with communications disabilities, the court shall not provide interpreters or other accommodation.  There is no requirement that an interpreter provided by any party be federally certified.  Persons with communications disabilities needing interpretation services may contact the clerk of court for information on obtaining such services.

[Comment: The U.S. Trustee’s office will provide interpreter services for the meeting of creditors.]