Local Rule 37

 

 

RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS

 

 

37 (A)Effective September 13, 2004, and pursuant to Sup. R. Rule 11, the official record of the Court shall be by video recording system used in the main Courtroom and in the Domestic Relations Courtroom.The video recording system is also currently used in the Civil Protection Order Court effective July 22, 2011.All copies of recorded proceedings before the Courts shall be supplied to a requesting party upon payment of a $20.00 fee for each copy.This fee is the responsibility of the requesting party and shall be paid to the Clerk of Courts.Upon proof of a valid receipt, the bailiff shall make the copies requested.

 

37 (B)For purposes of appeal, transcripts of proceedings recorded on disc shall be prepared in accordance with Rule 9 (A) of the Rules of Appellate Procedure.The requesting party will be responsible for the costs associated with transcribing the document.

 

37 (C)The Court is the custodian of the electronic proceedings.An attorney, pro se litigant or designated court stenographer or transcriber may at the Courtís convenience, request an appointment to review the proceeding.This shall allow a party to prepare an appeal without ordering unnecessary portions of a transcript pursuant to App. R. 9 (A).No person who is not a member of the Bar or a law firmís representative, a pro se litigant, or a designated court reporter/transcriber will be granted permission to view or listen to the recording without counsel being present.There shall be no cost to review or listen to the video proceedings.

 

37 (D)This applies to all audio tapes of testimony from Domestic Relations Court or Civil Protection Order Court prior to the installation of the video recording system.

††††††††† In order to protect the integrity of the taped testimony, an attorney, pro se litigant or designated court stenographer or transcriber may at the Courtís convenience, request an appointment to review the proceeding.This shall allow a party to prepare an appeal without ordering unnecessary portions of a transcript pursuant to App. R. 9 (A).No person who is not a member of the Bar or a law firmís representative, a pro se litigant, or a designated court reporter/transcriber will be granted permission to view or listen to the recording without counsel being present.There shall be no cost to review or listen to the taped proceedings.

††††††††† No audio tapes of testimony may be removed from the Court without written permission by the Court.The recognized court stenographer/transcriber or any other person who petitions the Court to remove audio tapes of testimony from the court premises and who is granted leave to do so shall sign a receipt for those tapes removed.In no case shall audio tapes of testimony be removed from the Court for more than 7 days without express leave of the Court.

 

Revised/Adopted: September 10, 2004

Revised: June 29, 2010

Revised: June 5, 2013