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Court Reporter and Interpreter Services

The office of Court Reporter and Interpreter Services comprises five service centers, each of which provides myriad services to the public, legal community, and internal customers within the court system.

The five service centers are: 1) Court Reporting Services; 2) Interpreter Services; 3) Record Reproduction Center; 4) the CRS system and 5) the Digital Recording Program.

Office of Court Reporter and Interpreter Services
First Judicial District of Pennsylvania
100 South Broad Street
2nd Floor, Land Title Building
Philadelphia, PA 19110
Tel: 215 683-8000
Fax: 215 683-8005

New Court Reporter Rules and Process
To Order a Transcript of a Proceeding
Digital Recording Program – To Order a Transcript
Court Reporting Services
Court Reporting System (CRS)
Digital Recording Program
Record Reproduction Center

Interpreter Services

Equal access to justice for all those who come before the Court in Philadelphia is provided by two departments within The First Judicial District of Pennsylvania. Interpreters are provided to those needing language assistance at NO COST to the litigant.

The Court maintains an office for Spanish staff interpreters that provide interpreting services to all court locations.

Please use the following phone numbers when in need of Spanish interpreters in the various courthouse locations:
Common Pleas Criminal Division: (215) 683-7093
Municipal Court Criminal Division: (215) 683-7272
Family Court, Juvenile and Domestic Relations Divisions: (215) 686-3513

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