READ INSTRUCTIONS ON THE NEXT PAGE TRANSCRIPT ORDER List on this form all transcript you are ordering from one court reporter. Use a separate form for each reporter and docket each form separately in the Sixth Circuit ECF database. District Court Short Case Title Date Notice of Appeal Filed by Clerk of District Court COA# District Court Docket Number
PART 1 (TO BE COMPLETED BY PARTY ORDERING TRANSCRIPT, THE FORM MUST BE SIGNED WHETHER OR NOT TRANSCRIPT IS ORDERED). A. Complete one of the following: No Hearings Transcript is unnecessary for appeal purposes Transcript is already on the file in District Court Clerk's Office This is to order a transcript of the following proceedings: (specify exact dates of proceedings) JUDGE MAGISTRATE Pre-trial proceedings Testimony (specify witnesses) HEARING DATE(S) COURT REPORTER
Other (specify) TRANSCRIPT OF THE FOLLOWING PROCEEDINGS WILL BE PROVIDED ONLY IF SPECIALLY AUTHORIZED. SEE ITEM 13 CJA FORM 24 Voir Dire Opening statement of plaintiff Opening statement of defendant Jury Instructions Closing argument of plaintiff Closing argument of defendant FAILURE TO SPECIFY IN ADEQUATE DETAIL THOSE PROCEEDINGS TO BE TRANSCRIBED, OR FAILURE TO MAKE PROMPT SATISFACTORY FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR TRANSCRIPT, ARE GROUNDS FOR DISMISSAL OF THE APPEAL. B. This is to certify that satisfactory financial arrangements have been completed with the court reporter for payment of the cost of the transcript. This method of payment will be: Criminal Justice Act (Attach copy of CJA Form 24) Private Funds Date: Signature Address Print Name Counsel for Telephone ALLOWANCE BY THE COURT OF LEAVE TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS IN A CIVIL APPEAL DOES NOT ENTITLE THE LITIGANT TO HAVE TRANSCRIPT AT GOVERNMENT EXPENSE.
PART II. COURT REPORTER ACKNOWLEDGMENT (To be completed by the Court Reporter and forwarded to the Court of Appeals within 10 days after receipt). Date transcript order received Estimated completion date; if not within 45 days of the date financial arrangements made, motion for extension to be made to Court of Appeals Estimated number of pages
Arrangements for payment were made on Arrangements for payment have not been made pursuant to FRAP (10(b)) Date Signature of Court Reporter Telephone
PART III. NOTIFICATION THAT TRANSCRIPT HAS BEEN FILED IN THE DISTRICT COURT (To be completed by Court Reporter on date of filing transcript in District Court and notification must be forwarded to Court of Appeals on the same date). This is to certify that the transcript has been completed and filed with the District Court today. Actual Number of Pages Actual Number of Volumes
Signature of Court Reporter
INSTRUCTIONS FOR ANYONE FILING A NOTICE OF APPEAL
YOU HAVE TEN (10) DAYS AFTER FILING YOUR NOTICE OF APPEAL TO COMPLETE THIS FORM BY DOING THE FOLLOWING: 1. 2. Complete Part 1. Sign the form whether or not transcript is ordered. If ordering transcript list on the form all transcript being ordered from one court reporter. Contact each court reporter involved in reporting the proceedings to make arrangements for payment. A separate transcript order form must be completed for each court reporter and docket separately in the Sixth Circuit ECF database. Send four (4) copies to each court reporter. Electronically file with the Clerk's office. Do not mail or fax the form. Send a copy to appellee(s). Make additional photocopies if necessary. Retain a copy for your files.
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SHOULD SATISFACTORY ARRANGEMENTS FOR TRANSCRIPT PRODUCTION, INCLUDING NECESSARY FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENTS, NOT BE MADE WITHIN TEN (10) DAYS AFTER FILING YOUR NOTICE OF APPEAL, YOUR APPEAL CAN BE DISMISSED. If you have further questions, contact the Clerk's Office, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit: 513-564-7000