Forms & Rules

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Please note that the Fourth Appellate District provides an e-filing program for some documents.

Application for Employment

Request for Oral Argument


Confidential Settlement Questionnaire

Notification of Incomplete Juvenile Dependency Record

Basic Appellate Procedure

Preliminary Steps for Civil Appeals: Information Handout

Handout on Writs 

Information on Civil Appeal Procedures

Substitution of Attorney - Civil


APP-001: Information on Appeal Procedures for Unlimited Civil Cases

APP-002: Notice of Appeal/Cross-Appeal (Unlimited Civil Case)

APP-003: Notice Designating Record on Appeal (Unlimited Civil Case)

APP-004: Civil Case Information Statement  

APP-005: Abandonment of Appeal (Unlimited Civil Case) 

APP-006: Application for Extension of Time to File Brief (Civil Case)

APP-007: Request for Dismissal of Appeal (Civil Case)

APP-008: Certificate of Interested Entities or Persons 

CR-120: Notice of Appeal-Felony (Defendant)

JV-825: Petition for Extraordinary Writ-Juvenile Dependency


Local Rules of the Fourth Appellate District


Exception to Rule 8.47(c)(1)

Electronic Transcript to Minors Counsel

Juvenile Transcripts

Criminal augment order

Juvenile Dependency augment order

Oral argument time limit order

AG e-mail service order

ADI Access to Superior Court Records

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