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Home | Case-Filing | Rules Home | Local Rules | Title II. Appeal From a Judgment or Order of a District Court


Local Rule 12.1. Appeal Docketing Requirements ...

 

(a) Timing. All actions required under this rule must be completed within 14 days after the filing of a notice of appeal or a petition or application under FRAP 15, or the entry of an order granting permission to appeal under FRAP 5.

 

(b) Docketing Requirements.

 

(1) Counseled Civil Cases. A counseled appellant in a civil case must file Form C, Civil Appeal Pre-Argument Statement, along with the addenda required by this form; and Form D, Civil Appeal Transcript Information Form.

 

(2) Pro Se Civil Cases. A pro se appellant in a civil case must file Form D-P, Civil Appeal Transcript Information Form for Pro Se Appellants.

 

(3) Counseled Agency Cases. A counseled appellant in an agency case must file Form C-A, Agency Appeal Pre-Argument Statement, along with the addenda required by this form.

 

(c) Docketing Fee. An appellant or petitioner must pay the docketing fee fixed by the U.S. Judicial Conference under 28 U.S.C. 1913, unless the appellant or petitioner is seeking or has obtained leave to proceed in forma pauperis under 28 U.S.C. 1915 and FRAP 24, and so notifies the circuit court.

 

(d) Failure to Comply. Failure to take any of the above actions may result in dismissal of the appeal.

 

 

Last modified at 12/15/2010