Section 25. Preparation of a Transcript of a Deposition

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A transcript of a deposition shall be prepared by a certified court reporter and shall comply with the following requirements:

a. The transcript shall be on plain typewriting or computer or word processor printing of the first impression, not copies;

b. The transcript shall be on 8 ½ x 11 paper;

c. The transcript shall be fastened on the left of the page.

d. The transcript shall have no fewer than 25 typed lines on standard 8 ½ x 11 paper;

e. There shall be no fewer than 9 or 10 characters to the typed inch;

f. The left-hand margins of the transcript shall be set at no more than 1 3/4 of an inch;

g. The right-hand margins of the transcript shall be set at no more than 3/8 of an inch;

h. Each question and answer in the transcript shall begin on a separate line;

i. Each question and answer in the transcript shall begin at the left-hand margin with no more than 5 spaces from the "Q" and "A" to the text;

j. The carry-over "Q" and "A" lines shall begin at the left-hand margin;

k. Colloquy material, quoted material, parentheticals, and exhibit markings shall begin no more than 15 spaces from the left-hand margin with carry-over lines to begin no more than 10 spaces from the left-hand margin;

l. All transcripts shall be prepared in the lower case;

m. All transcripts shall be prepared on only one side of the paper, not front and back.

History Text: 

Addition of new section (25) by per curiam order June 26, 2014.

Associated Court Rules: 
Regulations of the Board of Court Reporter Examiners