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2014 California Rules of Court

Rule 8.910. Normal record on appeal

(a) Contents

Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, the record on an appeal to a superior court appellate division in an infraction criminal case must contain the following, which constitute the normal record on appeal:

(1)A record of the written documents from the trial court proceedings in the form of one of the following:

(A)A clerk's transcript under rule 8.912 or 8.920; or

(B)If the court has a local rule for the appellate division electing to use this form of the record, the original trial court file under rule 8.914.

(2)If an appellant wants to raise any issue that requires consideration of the oral proceedings in the trial court, the record on appeal must include a record of the oral proceedings in the form of one of the following:

(A)A statement on appeal under rule 8.916;

(B)If the court has a local rule for the appellate division permitting this form of the record, an official electronic recording of the proceedings under rule 8.917; or

(C)A reporter's transcript under rules 8.918-8.920 or a transcript prepared from an official electronic recording under rule 8.917.

(b) Stipulation for limited record

If before the record is certified, the appellant and the respondent stipulate in writing that any part of the record is not required for proper determination of the appeal and file the stipulation in the trial court, that part of the record must not be prepared or sent to the appellate division.

(Subd (b) amended effective January 1, 2010.)

Rule 8.910 amended effective January 1, 2010; adopted effective January 1, 2009.

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