e-Filing Instructions (Sixth Appellate District)

Name your document using the naming convention below. Please no spaces or periods:

Case Number_Abbreviation of Document Title_Filing Party

For example:
H012345_SUB_Doe
H012345_CIS_StateFarmIns

Abbreviations that are to be used for naming your documents:

Ben C. Brief BBF
Change of Address CHA
Certificate of Interested Entities or Persons CIP
Civil Case Information Statement CIS
Errata to a brief ERR
First Request for Extension of Time REX
Informal Response to Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus INF
Motions
Augmentation motion/request
Bail Motion
Corrections motion/request
Dismissal motion (file in paper and e-submit copy if large record attachments)
Dismissal request by appellant
Family Law Motion to Appeal (rule 5.392) (file in paper and e-submit copy if large attachments
Judicial Notice request/motion
Relief from Default motion/application
Sanctions Motion
Sealed or Confidential Document Request/Motion
Other Motions Not Listed

AUG
FBM
MFC
MOC
RED
MTA
RJN
MRF
SMF
MST
MOF
Notice of Settlement NOS
Phoenix H. Brief PBF
Request for Dismissal REQ
Serrano Brief SBF
Stipulation for Extension of Time SET
Substitution/Association of Attorney SUB
Wende Brief WBF

Documents must be:

  • A single, text-searchable PDF file. Please note that scanned images are NOT text-searchable.
  • No more than 25 MB in size
  • Unlocked (i.e., no passwords or saving as a PDF/A)

Working with PDFs

See also Cal. Rules of Court, rules 8.70 to 8.79

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