Form APP-014 Proposed Statement on Appeal (Unlimited Civil Case) - California

Form APP-014 or the "Proposed Statement On Appeal (unlimited Civil Case)" is a form issued by the California Court of Appeal.

The form was last revised in January 1, 2018 and is available for digital filing. Download an up-to-date Form APP-014 in PDF-format down below or look it up on the California Court of Appeal Forms website.

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Clerk stamps date here when form is filed.
Proposed Statement on Appeal
APP-014
(Unlimited Civil Case)
Instructions
This form is only for preparing a proposed statement on appeal in an
unlimited civil case.
This form can be attached to your Appellant’s Notice Designating Record
on Appeal (Unlimited Civil Case) (form APP-003). If your proposed
statement is not attached to that notice, it must be filed no later than 30
days after you file that notice, or, if you had to file a motion requesting
You fill in the name and street address of the court
that issued the judgment or order you are
to use a settled statement, within 30 days after you are served with an
appealing:
order granting that motion. If you have chosen to prepare a settled
Superior Court of California, County of
statement and do not file your proposed statement on time, the court
may dismiss your appeal.
Fill out this form and attach a copy of the judgment or order you are
appealing. Make a copy of the completed form and attachment for your
records and for each of the other parties.
You fill in the number and name of the trial court
Serve a copy of the completed form and attachment on each of the other
case in which you are appealing the judgment or
parties and keep proof of this service. You can get information about how to
order:
serve court papers and proof of service from Information Sheet for Proof of
Trial Court Case Number:
Service (form APP-009-INFO) and on the California Courts Online Self-
Help Center at www.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp-serving.htm.
Trial Court Case Name:
Take or mail the original completed form, attachment, and proof of service
on the other parties to the clerk’s office for the same court that issued the
judgment or order you are appealing. It is a good idea to take or mail an
You fill in the Court of Appeal case number (if you
extra copy to the clerk and ask the clerk to stamp it to show that the original
know it):
has been filed.
Court of Appeal Case Number:
Your Information
1
a.
Name of Appellant (the party who is filing this appeal)
Name:
b.
Appellant’s contact information (skip this if the appellant has a lawyer for this appeal)
Street address:
Street
City
State
Zip
Mailing address (if different):
Street or P.O. Box
City
State
Zip
Phone:
E-mail:
c.
Appellant’s lawyer (skip this if the appellant does not have a lawyer for this appeal)
Name:
State Bar number:
Firm Name:
Street address:
Street
City
State
Zip
Mailing address (if different):
Street or P.O. Box
City
State
Zip
Phone:
E-mail:
Fax:
Judicial Council of California, www.courts.ca.gov
Proposed Statement on Appeal
APP-014,
Page 1 of 8
New January 1, 2018, Optional Form
(Unlimited Civil Case)
Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.137
Clerk stamps date here when form is filed.
Proposed Statement on Appeal
APP-014
(Unlimited Civil Case)
Instructions
This form is only for preparing a proposed statement on appeal in an
unlimited civil case.
This form can be attached to your Appellant’s Notice Designating Record
on Appeal (Unlimited Civil Case) (form APP-003). If your proposed
statement is not attached to that notice, it must be filed no later than 30
days after you file that notice, or, if you had to file a motion requesting
You fill in the name and street address of the court
that issued the judgment or order you are
to use a settled statement, within 30 days after you are served with an
appealing:
order granting that motion. If you have chosen to prepare a settled
Superior Court of California, County of
statement and do not file your proposed statement on time, the court
may dismiss your appeal.
Fill out this form and attach a copy of the judgment or order you are
appealing. Make a copy of the completed form and attachment for your
records and for each of the other parties.
You fill in the number and name of the trial court
Serve a copy of the completed form and attachment on each of the other
case in which you are appealing the judgment or
parties and keep proof of this service. You can get information about how to
order:
serve court papers and proof of service from Information Sheet for Proof of
Trial Court Case Number:
Service (form APP-009-INFO) and on the California Courts Online Self-
Help Center at www.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp-serving.htm.
Trial Court Case Name:
Take or mail the original completed form, attachment, and proof of service
on the other parties to the clerk’s office for the same court that issued the
judgment or order you are appealing. It is a good idea to take or mail an
You fill in the Court of Appeal case number (if you
extra copy to the clerk and ask the clerk to stamp it to show that the original
know it):
has been filed.
Court of Appeal Case Number:
Your Information
1
a.
Name of Appellant (the party who is filing this appeal)
Name:
b.
Appellant’s contact information (skip this if the appellant has a lawyer for this appeal)
Street address:
Street
City
State
Zip
Mailing address (if different):
Street or P.O. Box
City
State
Zip
Phone:
E-mail:
c.
Appellant’s lawyer (skip this if the appellant does not have a lawyer for this appeal)
Name:
State Bar number:
Firm Name:
Street address:
Street
City
State
Zip
Mailing address (if different):
Street or P.O. Box
City
State
Zip
Phone:
E-mail:
Fax:
Judicial Council of California, www.courts.ca.gov
Proposed Statement on Appeal
APP-014,
Page 1 of 8
New January 1, 2018, Optional Form
(Unlimited Civil Case)
Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.137
Trial Court Case Name:
Trial Court Case Number:
Information About Your Appeal
2
a.
On (fill in the date):
, I filed a notice of appeal in the trial court case identified in the
box on page 1 of this form. A copy of the judgment or order I am appealing is attached.
b.
On (fill in the date):
I filed a notice designating the record on appeal, electing to use a settled statement.
The other party served me with
an order granting my motion to use a settled statement.
The Court sent me
Proposed Statement
Reasons for Your Appeal
3
Please note that, in an appeal, the Court of Appeal can review a case only for whether certain kinds of legal errors
were made, as follows:
There was not “substantial evidence” supporting the judgment, order, or other decision you are appealing.
A “prejudicial error” was made during the trial court proceedings.
The Court of Appeal
Cannot retry your case or take new evidence.
Cannot consider whether witnesses were telling the truth or lying.
Cannot consider whether there was more or stronger evidence supporting your position than there was supporting
the trial court’s decision.
(Check all that apply and describe the legal error or errors you believe were made that are the reason for this
appeal.)
a.
There was not substantial evidence that supported the attached judgment or order that I am appealing in this
case. (Explain why you think the judgment or order was not supported by substantial evidence):
Check here if you need more space and attach a separate page or pages describing the lack of substantial
evidence. You can use form MC-025 for this attachment. At the top of each page, write “APP-014, item 3.a.”
b.
The following error or errors about either the law or court procedure was/were made that caused substantial
harm to me. (Describe each error and how you were harmed by that error.)
(1)
Describe the error:
Describe how you were harmed by the error:
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Proposed Statement on Appeal
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(Unlimited Civil Case)
Trial Court Case Number:
Trial Court Case Name:
(2)
Describe the error:
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b.
Describe how you were harmed by the error:
(3)
Describe the error:
Describe how you were harmed by the error:
Check here if you need more space to describe these or other errors and attach a separate page or pages
describing the errors. You can use form MC-025 for this attachment. At the top of each page, write
“APP-014, item 3.b.”
The Dispute
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a. In the trial court, I was the (check one):
Plaintiff/Petitioner (the party who filed the complaint/petition in the case).
Defendant/Respondent (the party against whom the complaint/petition was filed).
b.
The plaintiff’s/petitioner’s complaint/petition in this case was about (briefly describe what was claimed in the
complaint/petition filed with the trial court):
c.
The defendant’s/respondent’s response to this complaint/petition was (briefly describe how the defendant/
respondent responded to the complaint filed with the trial court):
Check here if you need more space to describe the dispute and attach a separate page or pages describing it.
You can use form MC-025 for this attachment. At the top of each page, write “APP-014,item 4.”
New January 1, 2018
APP-014,
Proposed Statement on Appeal
Page 3 of 8
(Unlimited Civil Case)
Trial Court Case Number:
Trial Court Case Name:
Summary of Any Motions and the Court's Order on the Motion
5
a.
Are you appealing an order by the trial court on a motion (request for the trial court to issue an order) made by
you or another party in this case?
Yes (fill out (1)-(5) below)
No (skip to b.)
(1)
Describe the motion that resulted in the order you are appealing:
(2)
The motion was filed by the
plaintiff/petitioner
defendant/respondent
on (date):
.
(3)
There
was
was not
a hearing on this motion.
If there was a hearing on this motion, write a complete and accurate summary of what was said at this
hearing:
denied this motion.
(4)
The trial court
granted this motion
(5)
Other
(describe any other action the trial court took concerning this motion):
Check here if you need more space to describe this motion and attach a separate page or pages
describing this motion. You can use form MC-025 for this attachment. At the top of each page, write
“APP-014, item 5a.”
b.
Were any motions (requests for the trial court to issue an order) made in this case, other than a motion described
3
in a., that are relevant to the reasons you gave in
for this appeal?
Yes (fill out c.)
No (skip to
6
)
c.
In the spaces below, describe any motions (requests for orders) that were made in the trial court that are
relevant to the reasons you gave in
for this appeal. Write a complete and accurate summary of what was
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said at any hearings on these motions and indicate how the trial court ruled on these motions.
(1) First motion
(a) Describe the motion:
(b) The motion was filed by the
plaintiff/petitioner
defendant/respondent
on (date):
.
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Proposed Statement on Appeal
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(Unlimited Civil Case)
Trial Court Case Number:
Trial Court Case Name:
was
was not
a hearing on this motion.
(c) There
c.
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(1)
If there was a hearing on this motion, write a complete and accurate summary of what was said at this
hearing:
(d) The trial court
denied this motion.
granted
(e)
Other
(describe any other action the trial court took concerning this motion):
Check here if you need more space to describe this motion and attach a separate page or pages
describing this motion. You can use form MC-025 for this attachment. At the top of each page, write
“APP-014, Item 5c(1).”
Second motion
(2)
(a) Describe the motion:
plaintiff/petitioner
The motion was filed by the
(b)
defendant/respondent
on (date):
.
(c)
There
was
was not
a hearing on this motion.
If there was a hearing on this motion, write a complete and accurate summary of what was said at this
hearing:
denied this motion.
(d)
The trial court
granted
(e)
(describe any other action the trial court took concerning this motion):
Other
Check here if you need more space to describe this motion and attach a separate page or pages
describing this motion. You can use form MC-025 for this attachment. At the top of each page, write
“APP-014, item 5c(2).”
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Proposed Statement on Appeal
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