California Official Court Reporters Association

Professional Practice : Transcript Reimbursement Fund

The Transcript Reimbursement Fund (TRF) was established by the California State Legislature in 1981 and is funded through the Certified Shorthand Reporters annual license renewal fees. The purpose of the TRF is to provide transcript reimbursement costs to indigent litigants.

For detailed information regarding eligibility, application and reimbursement procedures, contact the California Court Reporters’ Board at

Review the entire code relative to TRF: B&P Code sections 8030.2. through 8030.8.