Multnomah County Circuit Court creates digital audio recordings for all proceedings/hearings held on the record. For audio requests please be prepared to include the information listed below: Note: if you don't have this information, please send us an email (make this a link: email@example.com ), to help you complete your order.
What kind of recording can we produce?
- Judge's Name
- Hearing date
- Case Number
We can provide copies of the digital (or electronic) recordings by secure email or on compact disc (CD).
Adoption and Juvenile cases are confidential. Access to these cases is limited. For information about requesting audio recordings from an adoption case, please see the Guardianships & Adoption
page. To request audio recordings from a Juvenile case please contact the Juvenile Justice Center
. How do you request a recording?
Requests for non-confidential recordings may be made through:
When using the Online Request Form to submit your order, you will receive an email confirmation that your order is received, along with your reference number for that order. You may contact us with follow up questions or for making your payment using that Reference number.
Or by E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
, phone, regular mail or in person in Room 03315 (Records). All orders received are given a reference number and a clerk within the unit will follow up regarding your request. How much do copies cost?
Copies of audio recordings are sent through a secure website. The court uses a digital audio recording system called “For The Record" (FTR). To play the recordings you will need to download the free FTR Player. Court staff cannot assist you if you encounter problems with downloading the FTR Player. If you encounter technical difficulties with the FTR Player, you will need to contact technical support at FTR.
State law restricts who may receive audio copies of hearings and trials for some case types such as adoptions and juvenile cases. If you are requesting an audio copy from a restricted (confidential) case type, your request may be denied or you may be required to complete additional paperwork, show identification, and pick up the copies in person.