Transcript Request



28 U.S.C. § 753(b)


In the Southern District of Mississippi Bankruptcy Court a Electronic Court Reporting Operator (ECRO) system is used to digital record court proceedings.  Any party to any proceeding may request a transcript of such proceeding. A fee for reproducing the audio file is due at the time the transcript request is filed. The reproduction fee is established by the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule.  


The transcript request form is available on the court’s website or at the Clerk’s Office.   


Upon the filing of the transcript request and the *payment of the reproduction fee the case administrator will:


  • contact the authorized transcriber
  • contact the requestor for a FedEx, UPS, etc. account number for shipping cost of the audio file (CD) to the transcriber


The transcriber will contact the requestor for payment arrangements for transcription cost.  The transcriber fee is set by the Judicial Conference and are charged per page.


A copy of the transcript may be obtained from the court reporter or transcriber at the rate established by the Judicial Conference.  A docket entry in the CM/ECF system will provide information as to how to contact the court reporter or transcriber.  (This request is not to be filed with this Court.)


For additional information regarding transcripts see Transcript of Court Proceedings.   


To request an audio recording of a hearing see Audio Recording Request.


*Transcript request filed electronically requires payment on-line by credit card at the time of filing.  All other transcript request submitted must be accompanied with the appropriate fee.  Checks and money orders must be made payable to "Clerk, United States Bankruptcy Court" .   As with other fees, the bankruptcy court cannot accept a personal check from a debtor.




Docket Events:

[Bankruptcy> Other> Transcript or Audio Reproduction Request (ECRO]

[Adversary> Other> Transcript or Audio Reproduction Request (ECRO]




Request (Local Form - MSSB TR-1)

Fee (Reproduction of Audio Recording of a Court Proceeding)