e-Submissions 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:

Abbreviations that are to be used for naming your documents:

Administrative Record ADR
Amicus Curiae Brief ACB
Answer Thereto on Petition for Rehearing ARP
Answer to an Amicus Curiae Brief RAC
Appellant's Appendix AAF
Appellant's Reply Appendix AAR
Appellant's Opening Brief AOB
Appellant’s Reply Brief ARB
Clerk’s Transcript CTF
Exhibits (if bound separately) EFS
Joint Appendix JAF
Letter Brief LB
Augmentation motion/request with record attachments
Dismissal motion (prior to record filing) with record attachments
Family Law Motion to Appeal (rule 5.392) (with large attachments)
Judicial Notice request/motion with attachments
Other motion with large attachments

Opposition, Answer or Return OPO
Petition filed under W&I § 366.26 and 366.28 JWP
Petition for Rehearing RP
Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus PWH
Petition for Writ of Mandate, Prohibition or Certiorari PTW
Petition for Writ of Review (WCAB, PUC, ALRB, PERB) PWR
Petition for Writ of Supersedeas PS
Reply or Traverse REP
Reporter’s Transcript RTF
Respondent’s Appendix RAB
Respondent’s Brief RB
Service copy of documents filed with the California Supreme Court (other than petition for review) FRS
Service copy of Petition for Review filed with the California Supreme Court CPR
Service copy of trial court documents RDT
Supplemental Brief SPB

Documents must be:

  • A single, text-searchable PDF file.
  • No more than 25 MB in size
  • An exact duplicate of the paper copy.

Working with PDFs

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

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