How are rates for court transcription figured?


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As of 2015, a court transcript that is to be delivered within 30 calendar days after receipt of an order costs $3.65 per page for an original transcript, according to USCourts.com. If expedited delivery of a court transcript is necessary, this is possible, but there are additional costs.

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How are rates for court transcription figured?
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A transcript deliverable within 30 calendar days is called an ordinary transcript, and in addition to the per-page cost for the original copy, there is a cost of 90 cents per page for the first copy given to each party, and each additional copy costs 60 cents. Moreover, for a transcript to be delivered within 14 calendar days after an order, there is a cost of $4.25 per page for an original, and the cost for a seven-calendar day expedited transcript is $4.85, says USCourts.gov. The costs for the first and additional copies are the same as those for an ordinary transcript.

As of 2015, a daily transcript costs $6.05 per page for the original, $1.20 for the first copy and 90 cents for each additional copy, and is to be delivered before opening hours on the following day, per USCourts.gov.

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