Rule 8.485 Application
(a) Writ proceedings governed
Except as provided in (b), the rules in this chapter govern petitions to the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal for writs of mandate, certiorari, or prohibition, or other writs within the original jurisdiction of these courts. In all respects not provided for in these rules, rule 8.204 governs the form and content of documents in the proceedings governed by this chapter.
(b) Writ proceedings not governed
These rules do not apply to petitions for writs of mandate, certiorari, or prohibition in the appellate division of the superior court under rules 8.930-8.936, petitions for writs of supersedeas under rule 8.116, petitions for writs of habeas corpus except as provided in rule 8.384, or petitions for writs under rules 8.495-8.498.
(Subd (b) amended effective July 1, 2012.)
Rule 8.485 amended effective July 1, 2012; adopted effective January 1, 2009.