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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 8. Appellate Review in the Supreme Court and the Appellate Court
Chapter 400. Preliminary Procedures
Effective: April 1, 2022
MD Rules, Rule 8-411
(a) Ordering of Transcript. Unless a copy of the transcript is already on file, the appellant shall order in writing from the court reporter a transcript containing:
(1) a transcription of (A) all the testimony or (B) that part of the testimony that the parties agree, by written stipulation filed with the clerk of the lower court, is necessary for the appeal or (C) that part of the testimony ordered by the Court pursuant to Rule 8-206 (c) or directed by the lower court in an order;
(2) a transcription of any portion of any proceeding relevant to the appeal that was recorded pursuant to Rule 16-503 (b) and that: (A) contains the ruling or reasoning of the court or tribunal, or (B) is otherwise reasonably necessary for the determination of the questions presented by the appeal and any cross-appeal; and
(3) if relevant to the appeal and in the absence of a written stipulation by all parties to the contents of the recording, a transcription of any audio or audiovisual recording or portion thereof offered or used at a hearing or trial.
Cross reference: See Rule 8-501 (c).
(b) Time for Ordering. Unless otherwise ordered by the court, the appellant shall order the transcript within the applicable time specified in this section:
(1) in a civil action subject to Rule 8-207 (a), the time prescribed by Rule 8-207 (a)(3);
(2) in all other civil actions subject to Rule 8-205 (a), ten days after the date of an order entered pursuant to Rule 8-206 (c);
(3) within ten days after the granting of a petition for writ of certiorari under Code, Courts Article, ยง 12-305; or
(4) in all other actions, ten days after the date the first notice of appeal is filed.
Cross reference: Rule 8-207 (a).
(c) Filing and Service. The appellant shall (1) file a copy of the written order to the court reporter with the clerk of the lower court for inclusion in the record, (2) cause the original transcript to be filed promptly by the court reporter with the clerk of the lower court for inclusion in the record, and (3) promptly serve a copy on the appellee.
Source: This Rule is derived in part from former Rule 1026 a 2 and Rule 826 a 2(b), and is in part new.


[Adopted Nov. 19, 1987, eff. July 1, 1988. Amended June 5, 1996, eff. Jan. 1, 1997; Dec. 16, 1999, eff. Jan. 1, 2000; Oct. 31, 2002, eff. Jan. 1, 2003; Nov. 8, 2005, eff. Jan. 1, 2006; Sept. 10, 2009, eff. Oct. 1, 2009; Dec. 7, 2015, eff. Jan. 1, 2016; June 6, 2016, eff. July 1, 2016; April 9, 2018, eff. July 1, 2018; June 29, 2020, eff. Aug. 1, 2020; Feb. 9, 2022, eff. April 1, 2022.]
MD Rules, Rule 8-411, MD R A CT AND SPEC A Rule 8-411
Current with amendments received through May 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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