Frequently Asked Questions 2017-08-11T23:40:46+00:00
eCourt Reporters FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve compiled a list of the questions we get asked most often from both court reporters, videographers, and attorneys. You view the answers by clicking on the ‘+’ to the left of each question. If you are not finding what you are looking for send us your question through our quick contact form on this page.

Is there a charge to sign up? 2017-08-07T16:22:03+00:00

No, there is no fee to list your services.

I have charges that are not listed on the set-up sheet. How do I add those incidental charges? 2017-08-02T15:07:57+00:00

We have streamlined the price sheet to make it amenable across the country. If there is a charge that you have that is not on the price sheet, inform the attorney upon acceptance of the job. The attorney will expect to pay only what is revealed upfront. There are no hidden charges to the attorney.

What are the rates charged to the attorney? 2017-08-02T15:06:32+00:00

Attorneys are charged the rate you set up in your profile. It’s YOUR rates.

I filled out a profile, what happens next? 2017-08-07T16:22:45+00:00

Your application will be reviewed by our vetting team. You may be contacted for additional information. Once you are approved, you will receive notice to upload a personal photo on your profile. You then will be able to start received assignments.

Who does invoicing and collection? 2017-08-02T14:59:31+00:00

eCourt Reporters handles all invoicing and collection.

How is production handled? 2017-08-02T14:58:23+00:00

The reporter does production for the highest possible pay. There is an option for eCourt Reporters to do the production, but a higher percentage of the invoice will be withheld. After completion of the job, you will upload job information for invoicing. An ASCII and exhibit copies will also be uploaded to the attorney repository.

Who sees my rates? 2017-08-02T14:57:35+00:00

Your rates are seen by attorneys only. Other reporters cannot see your rates.

Can I have another reporter cover a job I have already accepted? 2017-08-07T16:21:03+00:00

Attorneys select court reporters and videographers based on their specific qualifications and charges. The attorney will expect to see the person selected to be the same person providing services. Abuse of this policy will result in removal from ecourtreporters.com
In an emergency situation, you may have an affiliate reporter or videographer complete the assignment, but this can only be done with the scheduler or attorney’s approval. An email notice for an emergency change in coverage must also be sent to info@ecourtreporters.com.