A Court transcriptionist / Court Reporter charges a fee to transcribe each page. That's where your costs went--and they were billed after the fact, so there isn't "Money Left" from the costs of transcription. If you request it of the Court in a timely fashion, and the records are preserved, you can request a copy of the videotaping of a divorce, as divorce cases are public record. As far as the transcripts, they are also ublic record---though you may have to pay a minimal per charge fee to have the Court copy them from the original documents, which remain the property of the Court. Good Luck.
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