Transcript Requests and Audio Recording

Transcript and Audio Recording Requests for hearings before the Judges and Magistrates may be e-filed or dropped off to the File Room 3-50 on the 3rd floor at 800 Broadway.  For assistance, contact Janet McCarthy at (513)946-9102.

Audio CD Recordings:

  • ­Normally used for personal purposes or to prepare for an upcoming hearing
  • Cost:  $25.00 per CD
    • Up to 8 hours of audio can be placed on one CD
      • Multiple hearings can be placed on one CD
  • Allow 24 to 48 hours before the CD is ready for pick up
    • Pick up in the File Room 3-50
  • Payments accepted:
    • Cash
    • Check (made payable to the Court of Domestic Relations)


  • Needed when filing an Objection or an Appeal
  • Cost: 
    • Regular Rate - $4.50 per page
    • 6 to 10 business days - $5.45 per page
    • 1 to 5 business days - $5.95 per page
    • Expedited (by 8:00  a.m. the next calendar day) - $7.95 per page

*** A page equals approximately one minute of audio***

  • Rates are for the original transcript only
  • Additional paper copies of the transcript are an additional $0.10 per page
  • An electronic copy (emailed copy) is free of charge once the original copy is paid for.
  • An estimate will be given by the Records Clerk prior to the transcript being ordered.  The transcript will not be ordered until the estimate is accepted. 
  • Make sure the entire Request for Transcription form is filled out
    • If the transcript is to be filed by the court reporter, please indicate on the form
    • If the transcript is for the Court of Appeals, please indicate on the form
      • If it is, please indicate the Court of Appeals case number
    • Always allow at least 3 business days for the Judge to review the transcript prior to the Objection hearing.
  • Once the transcript has been ordered, please contact Tina Wesley (within 3 days of ordering the transcript) @ (513) 630-0211 to make payment arrangements.


Form 8.30 Request for Transcription Word Tmp version

Form 8.30 Request for Transcription PDF version