Transcripts

Procedure to Request a Transcript:

All requests for a transcript of proceedings before the Court or Magistrate must be submitted in writing. No transcript requests will be accepted over the telephone. For your convenience, you may print and complete (type or print legibly) a Transcript Request Form, providing all required information, and return it as instructed on the form to:

Court Reporter
Circuit Court for Queen Anne's County
200 North Commerce Street, Suite 212
Centreville, Maryland 21617
tracy.whitzel@mdcourts.gov

Once your request has been received, a staff member from the Court Reporter’s office will contact you to indicate the fee for your request and to provide instructions for sending payment. When your payment has been received, the order will be processed by the Court Reporters. Do not send checks to the Court. We cannot accept cash or credit cards.

If you do not hear from the Court Reporter’s Office within five (5) business days of submitting your request, please call 410.758.0216, Extension 5111.

Cost of Transcripts:

As set forth by the Maryland Judiciary's Court Reporting Manual (February 2005), transcript charges for regular copies shall be as follows:

  • For the original of a transcript: $3.00 per page.
  • For first additional copy: $0.50 per page.
  • For second additional copy: $0.25 per page

Notes: Additional charges will be assessed for expedited transcripts. The person requesting transcripts for appeals and exceptions to magistrate’s recommendations is assessed the cost for original and the copies required for other parties.

Procedure to Request an Audio Recording:

All requests for an audio recording of proceedings before the Court or Magistrate must be submitted in writing. No requests for audio recordings will be accepted over the telephone. For your convenience, you may print and complete (type or print legibly) a Request for Audio Recording Form, providing all required information, and return it as instructed on the form to:

Court Reporter
Circuit Court for Queen Anne's County
200 North Commerce Street, Suite 212
Centreville, Maryland 21617
tracy.whitzel@mdcourts.gov

Please note: Digital Audio Recording may not be available for all court proceedings. Once a request is submitted, the Court Reporter’s office will determine if an audio recording is available and will contact you promptly with information regarding the fee and instructions for sending payment. CDs will be prepared only upon advance receipt of payment. Your payment indicates acceptance and agreement with the terms and conditions of use as described herein.

Digital Audio Recordings are made from the original master recording of a court proceeding and are available for verification of testimony only. They are not certified for court use and may not be used as the official court record in place of an official transcript. The duplication or broadcast of Digital Audio Recordings is strictly prohibited.

Cost for Audio Recordings:

Digital Audio recordings of court proceedings can be produced upon written request received at least 14 business days in advance for $60.00 per CD (Additional $50.00 per CD on request less than 14 days in advance).