2017 Louisiana Laws
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:2563.14 - Court reporter
§2563.14. Court reporter
The judge shall appoint a competent court reporter to take the evidence in any case in which it is necessary to do so under the laws applicable to district courts, unless the parties waive the appointment of the reporter. At the request of any party, the judge shall order the transcription of the testimony of the court reporter. Except in pauper cases, the fees of the court reporter in civil cases shall be charged as costs in the litigation, and shall be paid primarily by the party requesting the transcription. However, the reporter is not required to file the transcript before payment.
The governing authority of the parish of Ascension shall fix and pay the salary of the court reporter.
Added by Acts 1976, No. 307, §1, eff. Jan. 3, 1977.