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What is Realtime Court Reporting?

Court reporters are highly trained professionals who share a unique ability to convert the spoken word into information that can be read, searched and archived. This specialization has created new career paths for reporters, including broadcast captioning and realtime translation services for people who are deaf and hard of hearing.

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The Florida Court Reporters Association (FCRA), a non-profit corporation, exists to advance and perfect the science and art of shorthand verbatim reporting in all its facets, phases, and aspects; and also to foster and maintain the honor and integrity of the court reporting profession while actively serving the public and judicial system of the State of Florida.



Remote Court Reporting FAQs

Click here to view Judge David Langham’s December 17, 2020 blog Swearing Witnesses in Florida

Depositions via videoconference
Click here to view the full Q and A regarding depositions via videoconference

Depositions via telephone
Click here to view the full Q and A regarding telephonic depositions

Click here to view the Supreme Court of Florida’s Administrative Order AOSC21-17, Amendment 1, continuing remote audiovisual oaths until HB 121 becomes law in January 2022.

Click here to review all Florida Supreme Court Administrative Orders.

The National Court Reporters Association has compiled a list of COVID-19 Stimulus Resources.