Court Recorders

Each recorder prepares transcripts of proceedings heard before their respective judge. Types of proceedings recorded include:

  • Arraignments
  • Bench and Jury Trials
  • Formal Hearings
  • Guilty Pleas
  • Preliminary Examinations in Felony Cases

Small claims and informal hearings are not recorded.

Request for Preparation of Transcript

A request for preparation of a transcript must be in writing and must include the name of the case, the case number, and the date the proceedings were heard on the record before the judge. 


The request must also include a deposit check for the estimated cost of the transcript, the estimated cost to be predetermined by the appropriate recorder. Transcript fees are based on $2.05 per page ($1.75 for the original placed in the court file, and $0.30 for a copy sent to the ordering party).