e-Submissions Instructions (First Appellate District)

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

Case-Number_Abbreviation-of-Document-Title_Filing-Party

For example:
A123456_REX_People
A123456_ROA_Smith

Abbreviations that are to be used for naming your documents:

  • Appellant's Opening Brief - AOB
  • Appellant's Appendix - AAF
  • Joint Appendix - JAF
  • Respondent's Brief - RBF
  • Respondent’s Appendix - RAB
  • Appellant's Reply Brief - ARB
  • Appellant's Appendix and Reply Brief - AAR
  • Amicus Curiae Brief - ACB
  • Petition for Rehearing -RPF
  • Answer to Petition for Rehearing - ARP
  • Answer to Amicus Curiae Brief - RAC
  • Letter Brief - LBF
  • Service Copy of Petition for Review - CPR
  • Petition for Writ of Mandate, Prohibition, or Certiorari - PTW
  • Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus - PWH
  • Petition for Writ of Supersedeas - PSF
  • Petition for Writ of Review (WCAB) - PWR
  • Petition for Writ of Review (ALRB) - PAL
  • Petition for Writ of Review (PUC) - PUC
  • Petition for Writ of Review (PERB) - PER
  • Supporting Documents/Exhibits - EXL
  • Opposition - OPO
  • Reply to Opposition - REP
  • Answer to Petition - ANS
  • Written Return - WRF
  • Traverse to Return - TRA
  • Motion - MOF
  • Administrative Record - ADR
  • Clerk’s Transcript - CTF
  • Reporter’s Transcript - RTF

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

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