Professional online legal transcription services are available in plenty these days and this has made life easier for many lawyers, law firms, court houses and court reporters. One of the main reasons for this great improvement in online legal transcription service is modern technology, globalization and of course outsourcing. Outsourcing of legal transcription and specifically offshore based legal transcription services are increasingly being preferred due to the digital standardization in the transcription industry that was mainly developed by the medical and other general transcription sectors. Outsourcing also has many advantages like reduced expenses, low turnaround time and freedom from the hassles of employing own staff for doing the transcription work.
Legal and law sector communities in the US include counsels, attorneys and lawyers are either busy with their cases in court houses, or meeting clients, doing legal research or preparing for litigation. During the process of litigation many documents and transcripts have to be made available and then produced in court. Further all court proceedings and hearings that are recorded as either audio or video tapes have to be converted into written documents or transcripts that must be certified by a competent authority to be the correct transcript of the original recording. Transcription of depositions and police recordings are also transcribed and converted into typed legal documents /transcripts.
Specializations in the legal transcription services have developed exclusive services in legal transcription. Some of the different types of legal transcription services available these days include,
- Legal letter transcription
- Police recordings transcription
- Deposition transcription
- Legal briefs transcription
- Verbatim transcription
- Court proceedings transcription
- Trial transcription
- Wiretap transcription
These services are availed on a regular longtime basis or a just as a one time services. There are many choices for sending the files for transcription. They can be sent as dictation recording tapes or as audio/video files over the Internet. Direct telephone based dictations are also accepted by many legal transcription service providers who may be located domestically or in Asian locations like India.
Managed Outsource Solutions (MOS) is a US based LPO company that offers highly affordable legal transcription services besides other legal services including, legal research, legal coding, litigation support, legal documentation, legal animation and legal web design to clients in the US, Canada the UK and Australia.