Civil CD Recordings

How do I request a CD from a hearing?

Requests for a CD

  • Only for hearings / trials in civil cases.
  • Hearing must have occurred on or after December 5, 2001.
  • Each CD contains a single hearing that lasts no more than two consecutive court days.
    • Trials or hearings exceeding two days require multiple requests and fees.
    • Any hearings or trials that are continued or that do not run consecutively must have additional request forms completed.
  • CDs will be available for pick up or mailed
    • If mailing in a request and you would like it mailed back to you, you will need to provide a self-addressed stamped envelope. Make sure that it is big enough to fit a standard size CD.

Available Formats

Audio recordings are available in four formats depending on when it was recorded:

  • FTR Gold - $35
    • These will play on your computer only if you have installed TheRecordPlayer software, which is included on each CD.
  • DCR (Digital Court Recorder)
    • New format from BIS Digital Inc. User will need to install DCR Player.
  • MP3 - $55
    • These will play on most computers using Windows Media Player, Nero, etc.
  • M4A - $55
    • These will play on most computers using Windows Media Player.

Expedited Requests

There is an additional fee of $50 per CD for expedited service, in addition to the cost of the audio CD. Expedited requests will be available for pickup by noon the following business day unless otherwise notified.