Form CR-120 "Notice of Appeal - Felony (Defendant)" - California

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  • Released on January 1, 2017;
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CR-120
STATE BAR NO.:
ATTORNEY OR PARTY WITHOUT ATTORNEY:
FOR COURT USE ONLY
NAME:
FIRM NAME:
STREET ADDRESS:
CITY:
STATE:
ZIP CODE:
(___)-___-____
TELEPHONE NO.:
FAX NO.:
E-MAIL ADDRESS:
ATTORNEY FOR (name):
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF
PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
vs.
Defendant:
Date of birth:
Cal. Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation No. (if any):
NOTICE OF APPEAL—FELONY (DEFENDANT)
CASE NUMBER:
(Pen. Code, §§ 1237, 1237.5, 1538.5(m); Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.304)
NOTICE
• You must file this form in the SUPERIOR COURT WITHIN 60 DAYS after the court rendered the judgment or made the
order you are appealing.
• IMPORTANT: If your appeal challenges the validity of a guilty plea, a no-contest plea, or an admission of a probation violation,
you must also complete the Request for Certificate of Probable Cause on page 2 of this form. (Pen. Code, § 1237.5.)
1.
Defendant appeals from a judgment rendered or an order made by the superior court.
NAME of defendant:
DATE of the order or judgment:
2.
Complete either item a. or item b. Do not complete both.
a.
If this appeal is after entry of a plea of guilty or no contest or an admission of a probation violation, check all that apply:
(1)
This appeal is based on the sentence or other matters occurring after the plea that do not affect the validity of the
plea. (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.304(b).)
(2)
This appeal is based on the denial of a motion to suppress evidence under Penal Code section 1538.5.
(3)
This appeal challenges the validity of the plea or admission. (You must complete the Request for Certificate of
Probable Cause on page 2 of this form and submit it to the court for its signature.)
(4)
Other basis for this appeal (you must complete the Request for Certificate of Probable Cause on page 2 of this form
and submit it to the court for its signature) (specify):
b.
For all other appeals, check one:
(1)
This appeal is after a jury or court trial. (Pen. Code, § 1237(a).)
(2)
This appeal is after a contested violation of probation. (Pen. Code, § 1237(b).)
(3)
Other (specify):
3.
Defendant requests that the court appoint an attorney for this appeal. Defendant
was
was not
represented by an appointed attorney in the superior court.
4.
Defendant's mailing address is:
same as in attorney box above.
as follows:
Date:
(TYPE OR PRINT NAME)
(SIGNATURE OF DEFENDANT OR ATTORNEY)
Page 1 of 2
Penal Code, §§ 1237, 1538.5(m);
NOTICE OF APPEAL—FELONY (DEFENDANT)
Form Approved for Optional Use
Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.304
Judicial Council of California
(Criminal)
www.courts.ca.gov
CR-120 [Rev. January 1, 2017]
CR-120
STATE BAR NO.:
ATTORNEY OR PARTY WITHOUT ATTORNEY:
FOR COURT USE ONLY
NAME:
FIRM NAME:
STREET ADDRESS:
CITY:
STATE:
ZIP CODE:
(___)-___-____
TELEPHONE NO.:
FAX NO.:
E-MAIL ADDRESS:
ATTORNEY FOR (name):
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF
PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
vs.
Defendant:
Date of birth:
Cal. Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation No. (if any):
NOTICE OF APPEAL—FELONY (DEFENDANT)
CASE NUMBER:
(Pen. Code, §§ 1237, 1237.5, 1538.5(m); Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.304)
NOTICE
• You must file this form in the SUPERIOR COURT WITHIN 60 DAYS after the court rendered the judgment or made the
order you are appealing.
• IMPORTANT: If your appeal challenges the validity of a guilty plea, a no-contest plea, or an admission of a probation violation,
you must also complete the Request for Certificate of Probable Cause on page 2 of this form. (Pen. Code, § 1237.5.)
1.
Defendant appeals from a judgment rendered or an order made by the superior court.
NAME of defendant:
DATE of the order or judgment:
2.
Complete either item a. or item b. Do not complete both.
a.
If this appeal is after entry of a plea of guilty or no contest or an admission of a probation violation, check all that apply:
(1)
This appeal is based on the sentence or other matters occurring after the plea that do not affect the validity of the
plea. (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.304(b).)
(2)
This appeal is based on the denial of a motion to suppress evidence under Penal Code section 1538.5.
(3)
This appeal challenges the validity of the plea or admission. (You must complete the Request for Certificate of
Probable Cause on page 2 of this form and submit it to the court for its signature.)
(4)
Other basis for this appeal (you must complete the Request for Certificate of Probable Cause on page 2 of this form
and submit it to the court for its signature) (specify):
b.
For all other appeals, check one:
(1)
This appeal is after a jury or court trial. (Pen. Code, § 1237(a).)
(2)
This appeal is after a contested violation of probation. (Pen. Code, § 1237(b).)
(3)
Other (specify):
3.
Defendant requests that the court appoint an attorney for this appeal. Defendant
was
was not
represented by an appointed attorney in the superior court.
4.
Defendant's mailing address is:
same as in attorney box above.
as follows:
Date:
(TYPE OR PRINT NAME)
(SIGNATURE OF DEFENDANT OR ATTORNEY)
Page 1 of 2
Penal Code, §§ 1237, 1538.5(m);
NOTICE OF APPEAL—FELONY (DEFENDANT)
Form Approved for Optional Use
Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.304
Judicial Council of California
(Criminal)
www.courts.ca.gov
CR-120 [Rev. January 1, 2017]
CR-120
PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
CASE NUMBER:
vs.
Defendant:
REQUEST FOR CERTIFICATE OF PROBABLE CAUSE
I request a certificate of probable cause. The reasonable constitutional, jurisdictional, or other grounds going to the legality of the guilty
plea, no-contest plea, or probation violation admission proceeding are (specify):
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing is true and correct.
Date:
(TYPE OR PRINT NAME)
(SIGNATURE OF DEFENDANT OR ATTORNEY)
COURT ORDER
This Request for Certificate of Probable Cause is (check one):
granted
denied.
Date:
JUDGE
CR-120 [Rev. January 1, 2017]
NOTICE OF APPEAL—FELONY (DEFENDANT)
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