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2014 California Rules of Court

Rule 8.872. Sending and filing the record in the appellate division

(a) When the record is complete

(1)If the appellant elected under rule 8.864 to proceed without a record of the oral proceedings in the trial court, the record is complete when the clerk's transcript is certified as correct or, if the original trial court file will be used instead of the clerk's transcript, when that original file is ready for transmission as provided under rule 8.863(b).

(2)If the appellant elected under rule 8.864 to proceed with a record of the oral proceedings in the trial court, the record is complete when the clerk's transcript is certified as correct or the original file is ready for transmission as provided in (1) and:

(A)If the appellant elected to use a reporter's transcript, the certified reporter's transcript is delivered to the court under rule 8.866;

(B)If the appellant elected to use a transcript prepared from an official electronic recording, the transcript has been prepared under rule 8.868;

(C)If the parties stipulated to the use of an official electronic recording of the proceedings, the electronic recording has been prepared under rule 8.868; or

(D)If the appellant elected to use a statement on appeal, the statement on appeal has been certified by the trial court or a transcript or an official electronic recording has been prepared under rule 8.869(d)(6).

(b) Sending the record

When the record is complete, the clerk must promptly send:

(1)The original record to the appellate division;

(2)One copy of the clerk's transcript or index to the original court file and one copy of any record of the oral proceedings to each appellant who is represented by separate counsel or is self-represented; and

(3)One copy of the clerk's transcript or index to the original court file and one copy of any record of the oral proceedings to the respondent.

(c) Filing the record

On receipt, the appellate division clerk must promptly file the original record and mail notice of the filing date to the parties.

Rule 8.872 adopted effective January 1, 2009.

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