For District Court transcript/audio CD requests, please contact the District Court at 410-260-1371 or click here for the appropriate form.

ORDER ONLINE: Click here to complete and submit an Audio Recording or Transcript Request from the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County.

To order a Circuit Court audio recording or transcript, simply follow the link above to submit a request.

Our Court Reporting staff can produce an electronic recording for listening purposes. If requesting an audio recording, you will receive an electronic download by e-mail. At this time, the audio recording is packaged with a player that will only function on Windows operating systems (i.e., will not work on Apple products). The price of an electronic recording is $35.00 per download, and are only available for hearings held after July 1, 1999. If multiple days are involved, each full day will be a separate electronic download.

If requesting a transcript, the request will be forwarded by the Office of the Court Reporter to one of the court approved transcription vendors, who will provide you with a cost estimate. All deposits and final payments will be paid to the vendor.

When ordering a transcript, the time begins to run when the transcription service receives the order from the Court. The normal delivery time for transcripts on the day they are due is 3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Next day expedited transcript requests must be received by the Court Reporting Department no later than 1:00 p.m.

As set forth by the Maryland Judiciary's Court Reporting Manual (September 2021), transcript charges for regular copies shall be as follows:

For the original of a transcript (Normal 21 Business Day Delivery): $3.75 per page
For first additional copy: 50¢ per page
For second additional copy: 25¢ per page

Overnight - Next Day, 9 a.m. Delivery: $7.00 per page
5 Day Delivery: $6.00 per page
10 Day Delivery: $5.00 per page
15 Day Delivery: $4.50 per page

Standard turn-around time for transcription orders is 21 Business Days.


Transcript costs are based on the number of pages and how quickly a transcript is required.  The number of pages in a transcript varies widely from case to case and is affected by many factors.  The cost chart below are SAMPLES of transcript costs.  The cost of your actual transcript may be significantly higher or lower than samples provided.

 Hearing Time  Standard 5 Days  10 Days  15 Days Overnight
 30 Minutes $112.50  $180  $150 $135 $210
 1 Hour $225  $360  $300 $270 $420
Half Day  $675  $1,080  $900  $810 $1,260
Full Day $1,350 $2,160 $1,800 $1,620 $2,520