To request a transcript you must complete a Transcript Request Form online.
NOTE: If you are appealing your case, you will need to follow the procedures outlined in the Appeal Section of this site to request a transcript.
Your transcript request will be assigned to the next available transcriber. The assigned transcriber will review the length of the hearing(s) you requested and calculate an approximate cost. The cost is based on $2.35 per page. There may be other fees, such as a minimum fee for small transcripts or a record search fee. You must pay the quoted amount directly to the transcriber. Once the money is received, the transcriber will complete the transcript(s).
Copies of transcripts are $.50 per page.
NOTE: Denver County Court receives a large volume of transcript requests and backlogs frequently occur. The transcribers work diligently to produce transcripts as timely as possible. To check on the progress of your transcript, you must contact the transcriber assigned to your request.
Copies of digital recordings of court hearings (CD-ROM) may be ordered by 1) filling out the Audio Duplication Request Form, and 2) paying $35 for each hearing requested. You can mail the form and payment to Denver County Court, Transcribers Office, 1437 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80202. Checks should be made payable to Manager of Finance. Or you can bring the form and payment to 1437 Bannock Street, Room 135.
Once the CD’s have been created, the CD’s will be mailed to you. Due to staff shortages, there may be a time delay in processing your request.
NOTE: Copies of audio recordings (CD’s) shall not be used as the official record for purposes of appeal, motion or other court proceedings. Only signed and certified transcripts by authorized transcriptionists shall be used as the official records of court proceedings per Chief Justice Directive 05-03.