Indigent's right to transcript

Deirdre Lynn O'Connor

Case Conclusion Date:April 20, 2011

Practice Area:Appeals

Outcome:Court of Appeal ordered trial court to provide transcript

Description:In this matter, the trial court refused our request for a transcript of the trial after we substituted in to represent the client in his motion for new trial. We filed a petition for Writ of Mandate to compel the trial court to order a copy of the transcript at county expense. The court of appeal agreed.