Court Rule 3:6-6(b) governing grand jury proceedings permit the defendant or the prosecutor to request a transcript at any time after an indictment has been returned.
Atlantic/Cape May Counties Grand Jury recently converted to a digital sound recording application (Courtsmart) that features the ability to burn an audio CD of the Grand Jury proceeding. Attorneys of record can complete transcript requests forms in the courtroom or access them here. For transcript request instructions, please see below.
In Atlantic County:
The Attorney of Record should complete the audio tape request form. The completed form can be emailed to Atl-Trans.firstname.lastname@example.org or taken directly to the Finance Division window located on the first floor of the Mays Landing Criminal Courts Complex. A $10.00 dollar payment is required and payment should be made out to the State of New Jersey.
On the day of payment the audio grand jury CD will be burned. The CD will be ready for pick up within an hour.
In Cape May County:
The Attorney of Record should complete the audio tape request form. The completed form can be emailed to Cap-Trans.email@example.com or dropped off to the Jury Management office. A $10.00 dollar payment is required and payment should be made out to the State of New Jersey. The CD will be ready for pick-up in one or two days following the initial request.
Please have the following information available to complete the form request: ordering party, attorney's telephone number, indictment number, exact date of court proceeding, and name of defendant. All boxes on the form must be completed.
- Grand Jury
- Instructions for opening CD
- Written Transcript Request Form
Transcript Forms can be emailed:
The Transcription Unit will review transcript requests and confirm the following information via email to requesting party
(1) Receipt of request along with the deposit cost.
(2) Name and address of assigned transcriber*.
*Payment is to be sent directly to assigned transcriber.
PLEASE NOTE: The ordering party cannot request the transcription agency. The Transcription Unit will rotate all incoming requests to prevent a delay in transcript production.
Atlantic County Civil Courts Building
1201 Bacharach Blvd.
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Transcript Unit (Family and Civil Matters)
Atlantic County Criminal
4997 Unami Blvd.
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Transcript Unit (Criminal, Grand Jury, Blood Warrants, and General Equity Matters)
Cape May County
Cape May County Courthouse
4 Moore Rd.
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Transcript Unit (Family, Civil, Criminal, Grand Jury, and General Equity Matters)
(609) 463- 6651
Fax: (609) 463-6464
*please call before faxing