Madera County is lacking court reporters
Due to a statewide shortage of court reporters, the Superior Court of Madera County (Court) can no longer assure the provision of official court reporters for all proceedings on a daily basis.
Although official court reporters remain “normally available” (Cal. Rules of Ct., rule 2.956(b)(3)), they can no longer be guaranteed for all non-mandated proceedings. While the Court will continue to strive to provide official court reporters for all proceedings on a daily basis, effective immediately, the Court will prioritize official court reporter availability for mandated issues.
Official court reporters are statutorily mandated, and will continue to be provided, for the following matters: