Court Hearing and Tribunal Transcription Services
Digital Transcripts can provide court transcripts for clients with pre-recorded audio obtained from the relevant court or tribunal.
Generally, transcripts can be returned to our clients within 3-5 days (based on a single day hearing). Urgent 24 hour transcripts are also available, but this service is limited to single day hearings only.
Should your court recording include several days of a court hearingthe turnaround time will be negotiable around the total audio minutes required for transcription.
To order your transcript, please check our upfront rates, and then use our Transcription Registration Form to set up an account with us.
Specialist Formatting of Transcripts
Our transcriptionists adhere to strict formatting requirements, which include highlighted text references to:
- Witness events (swearing in, withdrawing)
- Stages of examination (examination-in-chief, cross-examination, re-examination etc)
- Exhibits and MFIs
A running reference to each part of the stages of examination process is placed in the footer of the document for ease of reference for our clients and each page is provided with line numbers (to the left hand side of the margin). Court transcripts are provided in verbatim transcription format for Courts.
Court hearing transcription recordings – digital formats
Digital Transcripts transcribes pre-recorded court hearings, tribunals and arbitrations recorded in digital format (including For The Record (FTR)) and adheres to the various styles and transcription formatting rules provided by the Courts.
Examples of courts and tribunals we transcribe for law firms and other interested parties:
- Federal, Supreme, County, Magistrates Courts
- Migration Review Tribunal
Civil Matters – Victorian Courts – obtaining a recording
Transcripts of recordings of civil matters can be provided by Digital Transcripts. If you require a recording of a civil proceeding in the Federal, Supreme, County or Magistrates Courts, please contact the Presiding Officer’s associate/clerk and request permission to obtain a copy of the recording. The copy of the recording can then be uploaded to our server and transcribed by our team of experienced court transcriptionists.