Rules of Domestic Relations Procedure Domestic Relations Procedure Rule 80: Stenographic report or transcript
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(a) Courts other than District Court: Evidence in subsequent trial
Whenever the testimony of a witness at a trial or hearing which was officially stenographically reported is admissible in evidence at a later trial, it may be proved by the transcript thereof duly certified by the person who reported the testimony.
Identical to Mass.R.Civ.P. 80(a)
(b) Courts other than District Court: Part of record on appeal
A transcript, duly certified by the person officially reporting the testimony, shall be considered part of the record on appeal. The trial court need not appoint said person a commissioner to report the evidence.
Identical to Mass.R.Civ.P. 80(b)