That usually refers to the costs of the transcripts plus any appearance fee. Ask your lawyer for a copy of the bill.
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Ask your lawyer for a copy of the bill.
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In most cases, and courtrooms, you only pay a court reporter if the transcript is ordered. You do not get charged just for the court reporter to sit in the courtroom.