Title 8. Appellate Rules

Division 1. Rules Relating to the Supreme Court and Courts of Appeal

Chapter 1. General Provisions

Article 1. In General

Article 2. Service, Filing, Filing Fees, Form, and Privacy

Article 3. Sealed and Confidential Records

Article 4. Applications and Motions; Extending and Shortening Time

Article 5. E-filing

Article 6. Public Access to Electronic Appellate Court Records

Article 7. Privacy

Chapter 2. Civil Appeals

Article 1. Taking the Appeal

Article 2. Record on Appeal

Article 3. Briefs in the Court of Appeal

Article 4. Hearing and Decision in the Court of Appeal

Chapter 3. Criminal Appeals

Article 1. Taking the Appeal

Article 2. Record on Appeal

Article 3. Briefs, Hearing, and Decision

Chapter 4. Habeas Corpus Appeals and Writs

Chapter 5. Juvenile Appeals and Writs

Article 1. General provisions

Article 2. Appeals

Article 3. Writs

Article 4. Hearing and Decision

Chapter 6. Conservatorship Appeals

Chapter 7. Writs of Mandate, Certiorari, and Prohibition in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal

Chapter 8. Miscellaneous Writs

Chapter 9. Proceedings in the Supreme Court

Chapter 10. Appeals From Judgments of Death

Article 1. General Provisions

Article 2. Record on Appeal

Article 3. Briefs, Hearing, and Decision

Chapter 11. Review of California Environmental Quality Act Cases Under Public Resources Code Sections 21168.6.6, 21178–21189.3, and 21189.50–21189.57.

Division 2. Rules Relating to the Superior Court Appellate Division

Chapter 1. General Rules Applicable to Appellate Division Proceedings

Chapter 2. Appeals and Records in Limited Civil Cases

Article 1. Taking Civil Appeals

Article 2. Record in Civil Appeals

Chapter 3. Appeals and Records in Misdemeanor Cases

Article 1. Taking Appeals in Misdemeanor Cases

Article 2. Record in Misdemeanor Appeals

Chapter 4. Briefs, Hearing, and Decision in Limited Civil and Misdemeanor Appeals

Chapter 5. Appeals in Infraction Cases

Article 1. Taking Appeals in Infraction Cases

Article 2. Record in Infraction Appeals

Article 3. Briefs, Hearing, and Decision in Infraction Appeals

Chapter 6. Writ Proceedings

Division 3. Rules Relating to Appeals and Writs in Small Claims Cases

Chapter 1. Trial of Small Claims Cases on Appeal

Chapter 2. Writ Petitions

Division 4. Transfer of Appellate Division Cases to the Court of Appeal

Division 5. Publication of Appellate Opinions