Requesting a copy of Court Proceedings
The term, court proceedings, refers to any action, hearing, inquest or inquiry in which testimony or other evidence may be presented. Copies of publically accessible court proceedings are available in the form of a transcript or CD.
Requests for Written Transcripts
Request for a transcript from the Genesee County Circuit and Probate Courts can be made by calling the Transcript Request Line (810) 424-4454.
An automated attendant will direct inquiries to the appropriate official court record manager for the assigned judge. Messages will be retrieved on a daily basis. Attorneys or other persons seeking to purchase a transcript will be contacted by the official court record manager to discuss cost and delivery of transcripts.
The record of courtroom proceedings is obtained by a digital recording system.
Attorneys and parties of record may purchase a CD copy of court proceedings, subject to an agreement for limited use. (click here for request form).
There is a $30.00 fee per request. The fee must be paid, and the request from returned, to the Office of the Genesee County Clerk, 900 S. Saginaw St., Room 202, Flint, MI 48502. The completed form and payment must be submitted before the request will be honored.
The purchaser will be contacted when the copy is available.
All other requests to purchase courtroom recordings requires judicial review
(click here for the copy of the Local Administrative Order 2012-13)
The courtroom recordings are also available for review, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Local Administrative Order.