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Juvenile Court

Transcripts and video

Information on requesting a video proceeding and court transcripts in juvenile court.


Upon written request, transcripts are available for all proceedings.  Requests should include the case number, the date and time of the hearing, the presiding judge and a deposit before the record can be transcribed.  Expedited requests for transcripts may be accommodated for an additional fee, if possible.  A person making a request must contact the court reporter listed below based upon judge assignment.

If you are an appointed trial attorney seeking a transcript, please request an order from the judge and submit to the court reporter.  If you are an appointed appellate attorney seeking a transcript, please email

Judge Court reporter Telephone number / email
James Biernat Jr. Video Courtroom (Angela Little)
Richard Caretti Video Courtroom (Rebecca Russell)
Mary Chrzanowski Video Courtroom (Rebecca Russell)
Diane Druzinski Video Courtroom (Angela Little)
Jennifer Faunce Video Courtroom (Elaine Mada)
John Foster Video Courtroom (Angela Little)
Julie Gatti Video Courtroom (Mary Cimini)
Kathryn George Video Courtroom (Rebecca Russell)
Sandra Harrison Video Courtroom (Rebecca Russell)
James Maceroni Video Courtroom (Sue Hassig)
Carl Marlinga Video Courtroom (Rebecca Russell)
Rachel Rancilio Video Courtroom (Rebecca Russell)
Deborah Servitto Video Courtroom (Rebecca Russell)
Edward Servitto Video Courtroom (Mary Cimini)
Michael Servitto Video Courtroom (Mary Cimini)
Mark Switalski Video Courtroom (Rebecca Russell)
Matthew Switalski Video Courtroom (Angela Little)
Joseph Toia Video Courtroom  (Mary Cimini)
David Viviano Video Courtroom (Rebecca Russell)
Kathryn Viviano Video Courtroom (Angela Little)
Tracey Yokich Video Courtroom (Angela Little)


Juvenile Referee Court reporter Telephone number / email
Linda Harrison Video Courtroom (Angela Little)
George Keller Video Courtroom (Rebecca Russell)
Elizabeth Rittinger Video Courtroom (Rebecca Russell)
Kristen Stone Video Courtroom (Angela Little)
Karen Transit Video Courtroom (Angela Little)
Diane Femminineo Video Courtroom (Rebecca Russell)
John Kennedy Video Courtroom (Rebecca Russell)
Deborah Brune Video Courtroom (Rebecca Russell)
Michael Gibbs Video Courtroom (Angela Little)
Anthony Scotta Video Courtroom (Rebecca Russell)


Circuit Court transcript fees

Payment for transcription services are capped at the following rates per MCL 600.2543

$1.75 per original page and .30 cents per page for each copy, unless a lower rate is agreed upon. 

Appellate rate: $2.35 per page 

Court reporters

Please use the following link to request for payment of services 

Court reporter request for payment for transcript

Video proceedings 

Video proceedings are not available for every hearing.  While copies of videos will not be provided, requests to view the video of court proceedings shall be granted within five (5) business days, with the following restrictions: 

(a) access to video records is only available during normal courthouse hours, 

(b) if access is requested for a video that cannot be viewed in its entirety before the end of the court's normal business day, the person(s) requesting to view the video will be required to return the next business day to finish viewing the record, and 

(c) the person(s) requesting to access a video may be asked to provide their own computer / equipment to view the recording.

The Video Request Form must be filled out at the link provided. No other form of written requests will be accepted. Once submitted you will receive a confirmation email. 

For complete details regarding the inspection, reproduction and creation of court records, please see Joint Local Administrative Orders 2020-03J.

Any film or electronic media coverage in the videotape record courtrooms and any broadcast of a videotape record is governed by the guidelines set out in the Michigan Supreme Court's Caseflow Management Standards.