FAQ

 

 

 


   

Appeals

 Can I file an appeal even if it is late?
 Do I have to designate what part of the record I want sent to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals?
 Do I send the filing fee to the U.S. District Court or the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals?
 How do I serve the transcript designation and ordering form on the court reporter?
 How many copies of the appeal do I file?
 How will I get the scheduling order in my civil appeal?
 What is the address for the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals?
 What is the fee for filing a notice of appeal?
 Where do I file my brief?
 Where do I file the Civil Appeals Docketing Statement?
 Where do I file the Representation Statement?

Intake

 Can a defendant in a foreign country be served with process by international mail?
 Do I need a civil cover sheet when filing a civil complaint?
 Do you accept fax filings/signatures?
 Do you require blue backs?
 How many copies do I need to file "x" document?
 If I put a document in the drop box, what file stamp date will it receive?
 Is it possible to serve a complaint without a summons? If so, what are the benefits?
 Is there a fee to file an answer in a civil case?
 What is a fax filing agency?
 What is the fee to file a new civil complaint?

 

 


While the information presented above is accurate as of the date of publication, it should not be cited or relied upon as legal authority. It does not take the place of the Federal Rules of Civil, Criminal or Appellate Procedure or the Local Rules of this court. It does not relieve litigants of the responsibility of complying with the court's Local Rules or Federal Rules of Procedure, or any other obligation imposed by the law.

It is highly recommended that legal advice be obtained from a attorney. For filing requirements, please refer to the Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure, as well as the Local Rules for the United States Court for the Southern District of California.