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The Judicial Conference of the United States has established the format and fee schedule for federal court transcripts.  Established delivery timetables are set out below. These timetables are contingent upon backlogs at the time of order placement.

  Original
(per page)
First Copy to Each Party
(per page)
Each Add'l Copy to the Same Party (per page)

Ordinary Transcript (30day)
To be delivered within thirty (30) calendar days after financial arrangements have been made.

$3.65

$.90

$.60

14-Day Transcript
To be delivered within fourteen (14) calendar days after financial arrangements have been made.

$4.25

$.90

$.60

Expedited Transcript
To be delivered within seven (7) calendar days after financial arrangements have been made.

$4.85

$.90

$.60

Daily Transcript
To be delivered during normal office hours one (1) workday after financial arrangements are made. Transcripts may be delivered earlier or on Saturday only upon specific request.

$6.05

$1.20

$.90

Hourly Transcript
Ordered under unusual circumstances to be delivered within (2) two hours after financial arrangements are made. Hourly deliveries are not applicable to tape recorded proceedings.

$7.25

$1.20

$.90

Realtime Transcript
A draft unedited transcript produced by a certified realtime reporter as a byproduct of realtime to be delivered electronically during proceedings or immediately following adjornment.

$3.05

$1.20

 

*** You are advised to contact the reporter(s), or the electronic recording office (whichever is applicable), prior to the placement of your order to confirm the feasibility of your request.  Contact information is as follows:

Court Reporters for the U.S. Court - Houston Division
Court Reporting Services Houston Office (713) 250-5499
Electronic Court Recording Houston Office (713) 250-5500
Cher Barron (713) 250-5585
Stephanie Kay Carlisle (713) 250-5157
Gayle Dye (713) 250-5582
Mayra Malone (713) 250-5787
Anita Manley (713) 250-5584
Kathy Metzger (713) 250-5208
Johnny Sanchez (713) 250-5581
Bruce Slavin (713) 250-5034
Fred Warner (713) 250-5579

Note:
Transcript orders for proceedings that took place in other divisions of this district, must be mailed to the appropriate divisional office. Please contact the divisional office directly for assistance.

U.S. Court Brownsville (956) 548-2500
U.S. Court Corpus Christi (361) 888-3142
U.S. Court Galveston (409) 766-3530
U.S. Court Laredo (956) 723-3542
U.S. Court McAllen (956) 618-8065
U.S. Court Victoria (361) 788-5000

Note:
A "court copy" of every original transcript purchased is filed by the court, only after final payment arrangements have been made. This is applicable to appeal, non-appeal, and bankruptcy transcripts.