LANGUAGE ACCESS

Cass County Courts are dedicated to ensuring access for Limited English Proficient (LEP), deaf, deaf-blind and hard of hearing individuals. The Cass County Courts provide language interpreters for individuals who have limited English proficiency and/or are unable to communicate due to hearing impairment.

Interpreters for court proceedings and related matters can be requested through the courts’ language access coordinator to facilitate this process. 

To request a Foreign Language Interpreter, please complete the request portion of:

  • Request and Order for Interpreter Form. (MC81).

The most often requested language interpreters are for the languages shown below. If you are requesting another language

IF YOUR REQUEST HAS BEEN DENIED

If you believe Cass County Courts have made a mistake in denying your request for a foreign language interpreter, you may request the Chief Judge review the decision. Please use:

  • Review of Request for Interpreter and Order (MC81a)
Please note to complete any of the PDF forms you will need to use a viewer such as Adobe Acrobat Reader or a browser that supports the use of fillable forms such as Chrome, Firefox/Mozilla or Internet Explorer 11. Adobe Acrobat Reader is available for many platforms including mobile devices.