Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Info

It is the policy of the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Cruz, to assure that qualified individuals with disabilities have equal and full access to the judicial system. The Court makes all reasonable efforts to meet the needs of people with impairments or disabilities.

Wheelchair Access

Exterior ramps are available at the Santa Cruz and Watsonville Courthouses.

Auditory Impairments

All courtrooms are equipped with Assistive Listening Systems that allows a person with auditory impairments to sit anywhere in the courtroom and hear the proceedings. Should you wish to use the Assistive Listening System, simply ask the court attendant or bailiff.


The Court cannot provide legal counsel for individuals that are disabled; however, the following resources may be able to provide assistance.

Documents Related to ADA Accommodation

If you are a party to a case and you need to request an accommodation, please complete the following form and return it to a clerk’s office.

California Rule of Court 1.100 provides more information about ADA accommodations and the court.

Contact Information

Santa Cruz Superior Court,
County of Santa Cruz
Attn: ADA Coordinator
701 Ocean Street Room 110
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 420-2200

TTY: (831) 429-5514