OLD - e-Submissions Instructions (Fourth Appellate District)

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

Case Number_Abbreviation of Document Title_Filing Party

For example:


Abbreviations that are to be used for naming your documents:

Appellant's Opening Brief AOB
Respondent's Brief RB
Appellant's Reply Brief ARB
Amicus Curiae Brief ACB
Petition for Rehearing RPF
Answer to Amicus Curiae Brief ANH
Letter Brief LBF
Supplemental Brief SPB
Petition for Writ of Mandate PTW
Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus PWH
Petition for Writ of Supersedeas PSF
Petition for Writ of Review PWR
Petition for Extraordinary Writ PER
Opposition OPO

Documents must be:

  • A single PDF file.
  • Unlocked (i.e., no passwords or saving as a PDF/A)
  • 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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