March 16, 2020
Transcription services are available to most attorneys and even to businesses that need to have certain events recorded.
Transcripts provide you with a written record of your event, meeting, conference, interview or deposition. An accurate transcript can be used in a court of law as a legal exhibit, providing the judge with as close to 100% accurate representation of an event.
This will vary depending on the type of file. A death penalty case requires that the file be kept forever, while other files may only have to be kept for 10 years. When it comes to depositions, a file must be kept for 8 years if it is not transcribed and only one year if a transcribed copy exists.
Prices will vary depending on the type of transcription that is needed, whether an interpreter is required, and how quickly the final transcript is needed. The transcription service will provide a detailed list of each charge associated with the service in question. Rates are extremely competitive and will vary from service to service.
Accuracy depends on the transcriber. Work with a court reporter that has an impeccable record and a positive reputation. Court reporters take great pride in maintaining a 99 to 100% accuracy rate. They are also perfectionists and may go over a document dozens of times to ensure they are providing their clients with the highest level of accuracy.
Before contacting anyone for a transcript, make sure you know what you need. The more information you have, the more accurate their estimate will be. Don’t forget to ask for a copy of the estimate in writing so you will have it for future reference. Call Jilio-Ryan Court Reporters at 800-454-1230 today if you have more questions!
Colleen Jilio-Ryan is the Owner of Jilio-Ryan, a Tustin based premiere law consulting firm. The firm along with its certified court reporters is dedicated to providing the highest quality deposition and litigation services to attorneys, insurance companies, and corporations. With her sincere efforts, Colleen is committed to meeting the highest standards of the legal industry, and is an industry leader when it comes to on-time court reporting and deposition scheduling.
To all our valued clients present and future, we are offering remote depositions at a discount.
We now are offering the remote deposition service complimentary!
Remote depositions will allow everyone attending the deposition to appear via phone, smartphone, video conferencing unit, desktop or laptop computer.
All participants will need the following on their device: microphone, camera, screen and ability to connect to the internet. Additionally, participants will need the internet.
If you would like to take advantage of this service, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Jilio-Ryan Court Reporters