Maryland Courts

Transcript/CD Requests

Complete and submit the Transcript/CD Request Form below to request a transcript or CD. All transcript/CD requests involving minors will require authorization by the Court and delays processing. Once your request has been received, you will be provided an estimated cost, required deposit amount, and projected completion date.  No oral or telephone requests will be honored without the delivery to the Clerk’s Office of the written contact information form.

Typed Transcript Feees

The cost for typed transcripts is based on the number of estimated pages and the requested turnaround time. After submission of a transcript request, the transcriptionist will contact you directly with an estimated cost. Payment in full (cash or money order) must be made directly to the transcriptionist before the transcript is typed.

Minimum charge for first-time preparation of transcript: $30 plus shipping and handling.
Minimum charge for copy of previously transcribed material: $15 plus shipping and handling.

Typed Transcript Rates

REGULAR DELIVERY

21 to 30 days/includes weekends:
Original Order $3.50 per page + shipping and handling
Copy to other party $0.50 per page + shipping and handling
Each additional copy $0.25 per page + shipping and handling
   
15 to 20 days/includes weekends:
Original Order  $4.00 per page + shipping and handling
Copy to other party  $0.50 per page + shipping and handling
Each additional copy $0.25 per page + shipping and handling

 

FASTER TURNAROUND MAY BE AVAILABLE AT AN EXPEDITED RATE
PLEASE INDICATE YOUR NEED-BY DATE ON THE ORDER FORM

Please note:  Transcripts for appeals or exceptions require an original and at least two copies.

Audio CD

Note: For listening on a Windows-based computer only.  CDs are not certified for court use.
No CD is available for hearings covered by a court reporter.

  • Fee: $20.00, which includes postage and handling
  • All CDs will be sent by First Class Mail.  Pickup at the courthouse is not available.

Payment for CDs is by check or money order, made payable to Commissioners of St. Mary’s County.  Your CD will be mailed after payment is received.

Requesting Transcript/CD

Transcript/CD requests must be in writing, via e-mail or postal mail. No requests will be accepted over the telephone.

For your convenience, you may fill out a Transcript/CD Request Form and return in person or by mail to:

Court Administrator
Circuit Court for St. Mary’s County
41605 Courthouse Drive
P.O. Box 859
Leonardtown, MD  20650

Or, you may e-mail the form to:
Lori.Taborfinch@stmarysmd.com.

The form is available in:

Where to Send Payment

For audio CDs:

Court Administrator
Circuit Court for St. Mary’s County
P.O. Box 859
Leonardtown, MD  20650

For Typed Transcripts:

The transcriptionist will advise where to send payment when the cost estimate is provided.

Questions?
Call 301-475-7844, ext *4163, or e-mail Lori.Taborfinch@stmarysmd.com for questions related to requesting a transcript.