Witness Management FAQ

What is a transcript?
A transcript is a typed version of the words spoken or testimony given during a deposition.
What is a digital recording?
A digital recording is an audio recording or a recording by any other electronic means, including but not limited to digital or other technology.
What proceedings are available for transcript and/or digital recording requests?
All depositions conducted in Witness Management.
How do I order a transcript or CD/DVD (digital recording) of my deposition?
Complete the Online Request Form via our website in its entirety.
Is there a cost for an audio recording of my deposition?
Yes, depending on what agency you are ordering from, fees are listed below.
How long will it take me to receive my CD/DVD?
You can expect your CD/DVD within 5-7 business days.
What are the costs for a transcript?


Copy of electronic recording (CD) is $10.00 per date for self pickup, $12.00 per date to have it mailed. Payment is required prior to copying a CD. For CD requests only, please make check or money order payable to: Palm Beach Board of County Commissioners. No cash or credit cards.

CD Prices
Regular service $10.00 5-7 days
Overnight service $20.00 24 hours
Digital Share (State Agencies Only)
Regular service $5.00 2-3 days
Overnight service $10.00 24 hours

For overnight delivery, request must be received no later than 11:00 am and should be completed by end of the following business day, if possible.

Transcript Prices
Digital Transcript Regular Service (5 days) $2.00 per page
Digital Transcript Overnight Services (24 hours) $3.00 per page
Printed Transcript   Additional $1.00 per page
Reprint   $1.00 per page

A deposit will be required prior to the production of transcripts.

How long will it take me to receive my transcript?
Transcript turnaround time varies based on request. It can take up to 10 days for transcript production.
How can I pay for my request?
You can mail or drop off a check or money order, made out to Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners.

We cannot accept cash.

Where do I mail payment?
Witness Management
205 N. Dixie Hwy, Room 5.1500
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
If I have a concern about a request, whom can I contact?
Please email CAD-witnessmanagementoffice@pbcgov.org