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Effective October 13, 2020, court reporters will be provided by the Court in all mandated proceedings, including in the following cases: felony criminal; juvenile dependency; juvenile justice; Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) Act; contempt in civil and family matters; family court matters where an official court reporter is mandated, such as requests to withdraw consent to an adoption, child testimony in chambers, and petitions to free a minor from parental care and control; cases in which an official court reporter is required by the Supreme Court opinion in the case of Jameson v. Desta, and including any of these cases that are assigned for trial or long cause hearing to the Civil Division, or to be heard by a Judge assigned to the Civil Division. Transcript requests for privately retained court reporters in civil and probate matters need to be made directly with the private court reporters. This request form is to be used for transcripts from official reporters provided by the Court.

Please enter as much information as possible, below, regarding the hearing or court event for which you wish a transcript. Please type contact information carefully, especially your email address. Refer to the Court Reporter Transcripts and Electronic Recordings page for more information, especially the section on locating the Court Reporter's name.

The court reporter will contact you within two weeks about the cost and how long it will take to complete the transcript. If your transcript request is a rush the court reporter will make every effort to contact you as soon as he or she is able.

Item Requested
 Copy of Electronic Recording* (Small Claim cases are not available)
Please check this box if you would prefer to have the audio sent to you electronically. If you choose this option, make sure your email address is listed below.
 Court Reporter's Transcript**

Requestor Information
Requester's Name:
Requester's Agency/Law Firm:
Requester's Street Address:
Requester's City, State, Zip:
Phone number: (999) 999-9999
Alternate Phone Number:
Fax Number:
Email Address:

Recording/Transcript Information

All fields MUST be filled out to process request unless otherwise stated.

Court Reporter's name
Don't know the Court Reporter's name? Read how to look up the court reporter. (If electronic recording, please enter ‘Recording’ in reporter name field.)
Case name: 
Case number:
Hearing Date of Proceeding: Month    Day   Year
Time of Proceeding:
Type of Proceeding (optional):
Judge's Name:
Department Number:

Additional Comments:


*$10 fee per recording is required. Requests must be submitted by mail with payment. Please include a check payable to: Superior Court. To expedite the process, please provide a copy of the minute order from the proceeding. If payment is not included within 10 days of submission, the request will be disregarded.

**Court reporter will contact you with amount due.

NOTE: The use of electronic recording equipment in Small Claims cases is for the internal personnel purpose of monitoring judicial officer performance. An electronic recording of Small Claims hearings shall not be made publicly available. (Government Code Section 69957(b)) .

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