Rules & Procedures
Tape & Transcript Ordering Procedure
San Jose Division
For Compact Disc, Tapes and Transcripts Ordering:
A copy of the tape recorded record of court proceedings is available at the rate of $30.00 per 90 minute tape or CD.
Requests for copies of tapes or CD's may be made by phone or by writing, preferably on the CD/Tape Order form, that must be accompanied by a check, money order or cashier's check made payable to "U.S. Bankruptcy Court" for the exact amount. Personal checks are not accepted.
Transcript Rate Fees
The above rates are applicable to each page of the transcript, excluding the certification page. Below is a description of the delivery times for each service.
You will need to identify the date and time of the hearing and the case name and number. You will be provided a cost estimate, mailing instructions and the name of the transcription firm. Requests for transcripts must be in writing, preferably on the Transcript Order form, accompanied by a check, money order or cashier's check for the amount of the estimate, made payable to the transcription firm (Palmer Reporting Services or Jo McCall).
All requests for tapes or transcripts can be mailed to:
U.S. Bankruptcy Court 280 South First Street Room 3035, San Jose, CA, 95113-3099
To place an order by phone call: