OLD e-Submissions Instructions (Second 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:
B123456_AOB_Doe
B123456_RB_StateFarmIns

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 RP
Answer Thereto on Petition for Rehearing ARP
Answer to an Amicus Curiae Brief RAC
Letter Brief LB
Petition for Writ of Mandate, Prohibition or Certiorari PTW
Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus PWH
Petition for Writ of Supersedeas PS
Petition for Writ of Review (WCAB, PUC, ALRB, PERB) PWR
Exhibits (if bound separately) EFS
Opposition, Answer or Return OPO
Reply or Traverse REP
Service Copy of Petition for Review CPR

Documents must be:

  • A single, text-searchable PDF file. Please note that scanned images are NOT text-searchable.
  • Unlocked (i.e., no passwords or saving as a PDF/A)
  • No more than 5 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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