Form ARAP-24 "Docketing Statement (Appeal to the Supreme Court of Alabama)" - Alabama

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Appellate Case Number:
(to be filled in by appellate court)
DOCKETING STATEMENT
State of Alabama
Unified Judicial System Form
Appeal to the Supreme Court of Alabama
ARAP-24 (front)
NOTE: completed Civil Case Cover Sheet must be attached
Rev. 10/2019
COUNTY
CIVIL ACTION NUMBER
TRIAL JUDGE
APPELLANT(s)(list the parties appealing):
I.
Appellant's Attorney:___________________________________________ Address:__________________________________________________
Phone:___________________ Email:_________________________________
__________________________________________________
APPELLEE(S)(list the parties appealed):
II.
Appellee's Attorney:___________________________________________ Address:__________________________________________________
Phone:___________________ Email:_________________________________
__________________________________________________
Plaintiff
Defendant
Other
Yes
No
III.
APPELLANT IS THE TRIAL COURT:
IV. IS THIS A CROSS-APPEAL?
please check the appropriate block (s):
V.
RELIEF AWARDED/REQUESTED:
A. _____ Monetary damages were either sought or awarded, as set out below:
1. Compensatory damages were:
(a)
awarded in the amount of $ ____________________;
(b)
not aw arded, but sought in the amount of $ ____________________;
(c)
sought, but not awarded - the amount sought was not specified in the complaint.
2. Punitive damages were:
(a)
awarded in the amount of $ ____________________;
(b)
not a warded, but sought in the amount of $ ____________________;
(c)
sought, but not awarded - the amount sought was not specified in the complaint.
3. A general award of damages ( not
(a)
m ade in the amount of $ ____________________;
(b)
not made, but sought in the amount of $ ____________________;
differentiating between compensatory
(c)
sought, but not made - the amount sought was not specified in the complaint.
and punitive) was:
4. Other monetary damages (Type:
(a)
awarded in the amount of $ ____________________;
________________________
(b)
not a warded, but sought in the amount of $ ____________________;
_____________________)were:
(c)
sought, but not awarded - the amount sought was not specified in the complaint.
5. Was there a remittitur or additur at issue in the trial court?
Yes
No
(if yes, please provide the details in the “FACTS” section on the back of this form)
B. _____ Equitable and/or declaratory relief was sought in the trial court
C. _____ Other
(Please provide in the details of the issue(s) before the Court in the “ISSUES” section on the back of this form.)
VI. TYPE OF JUDGMENT OR ORDER APPEALED. (Please check one) :
A
Judgment based on a jury Verdict
D
Order granting a New Trail
G
Dismissal
B
Judgment based on a Non-jury Decision
E
Judgment as a Matter of Law
H
Default Judgment
C
Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict (JNOV)
F
Summary Judgment
I
Other
VII. IF THE CASE WENT TO TRIAL, HOW MANY DAYS DID THE TRIAL TAKE? ____________
VIII. FINALITY OF JUDGMENT: Date of entry of judgment or order appealed from:
_____________________________________
Month
Day
Year
1.
Is the judgment or order appealed from in compliance with Rule 58, Ala.R.Civ.P.?
Yes
No
2.
Does the order appealed from constitute a disposition of all claims as to all parties?
Yes
No
3.
If not, did the trial court enter an order intended to make the order final pursuant to Rule 54(b), Ala. R. Civ. P.?
Yes
No
4.
If the trial court intended to make the order appealed from final pursuant to Rule 54 (b), Ala. R. Civ. P., did
the court in the Rule 54 (b) order expressly determine that there was no just reason for delay and expressly
Yes
No
direct that final judgment be entered?
5.
If the answer to question 2 is “NO” , and the trial court did not make the order final by full compliance with Rule 54(b), Ala.
R. Civ. P., please explain the basis for seeking appellate review and cite the authority for this appeal:
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
IX. POST-JUDGMENT MOTIONS:
List all post-judgment motions by date of filing, type, and date of disposition
(whether by trial court order or by the provisions of Rule 59.1, A.R.Civ.P.):
DATE OF FILING
DATE OF DISPOSITION
TYPE OF POST-JUDGMENT MOTION
Month
Date
Year
Month
Date
Year
Appellate Case Number:
(to be filled in by appellate court)
DOCKETING STATEMENT
State of Alabama
Unified Judicial System Form
Appeal to the Supreme Court of Alabama
ARAP-24 (front)
NOTE: completed Civil Case Cover Sheet must be attached
Rev. 10/2019
COUNTY
CIVIL ACTION NUMBER
TRIAL JUDGE
APPELLANT(s)(list the parties appealing):
I.
Appellant's Attorney:___________________________________________ Address:__________________________________________________
Phone:___________________ Email:_________________________________
__________________________________________________
APPELLEE(S)(list the parties appealed):
II.
Appellee's Attorney:___________________________________________ Address:__________________________________________________
Phone:___________________ Email:_________________________________
__________________________________________________
Plaintiff
Defendant
Other
Yes
No
III.
APPELLANT IS THE TRIAL COURT:
IV. IS THIS A CROSS-APPEAL?
please check the appropriate block (s):
V.
RELIEF AWARDED/REQUESTED:
A. _____ Monetary damages were either sought or awarded, as set out below:
1. Compensatory damages were:
(a)
awarded in the amount of $ ____________________;
(b)
not aw arded, but sought in the amount of $ ____________________;
(c)
sought, but not awarded - the amount sought was not specified in the complaint.
2. Punitive damages were:
(a)
awarded in the amount of $ ____________________;
(b)
not a warded, but sought in the amount of $ ____________________;
(c)
sought, but not awarded - the amount sought was not specified in the complaint.
3. A general award of damages ( not
(a)
m ade in the amount of $ ____________________;
(b)
not made, but sought in the amount of $ ____________________;
differentiating between compensatory
(c)
sought, but not made - the amount sought was not specified in the complaint.
and punitive) was:
4. Other monetary damages (Type:
(a)
awarded in the amount of $ ____________________;
________________________
(b)
not a warded, but sought in the amount of $ ____________________;
_____________________)were:
(c)
sought, but not awarded - the amount sought was not specified in the complaint.
5. Was there a remittitur or additur at issue in the trial court?
Yes
No
(if yes, please provide the details in the “FACTS” section on the back of this form)
B. _____ Equitable and/or declaratory relief was sought in the trial court
C. _____ Other
(Please provide in the details of the issue(s) before the Court in the “ISSUES” section on the back of this form.)
VI. TYPE OF JUDGMENT OR ORDER APPEALED. (Please check one) :
A
Judgment based on a jury Verdict
D
Order granting a New Trail
G
Dismissal
B
Judgment based on a Non-jury Decision
E
Judgment as a Matter of Law
H
Default Judgment
C
Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict (JNOV)
F
Summary Judgment
I
Other
VII. IF THE CASE WENT TO TRIAL, HOW MANY DAYS DID THE TRIAL TAKE? ____________
VIII. FINALITY OF JUDGMENT: Date of entry of judgment or order appealed from:
_____________________________________
Month
Day
Year
1.
Is the judgment or order appealed from in compliance with Rule 58, Ala.R.Civ.P.?
Yes
No
2.
Does the order appealed from constitute a disposition of all claims as to all parties?
Yes
No
3.
If not, did the trial court enter an order intended to make the order final pursuant to Rule 54(b), Ala. R. Civ. P.?
Yes
No
4.
If the trial court intended to make the order appealed from final pursuant to Rule 54 (b), Ala. R. Civ. P., did
the court in the Rule 54 (b) order expressly determine that there was no just reason for delay and expressly
Yes
No
direct that final judgment be entered?
5.
If the answer to question 2 is “NO” , and the trial court did not make the order final by full compliance with Rule 54(b), Ala.
R. Civ. P., please explain the basis for seeking appellate review and cite the authority for this appeal:
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
IX. POST-JUDGMENT MOTIONS:
List all post-judgment motions by date of filing, type, and date of disposition
(whether by trial court order or by the provisions of Rule 59.1, A.R.Civ.P.):
DATE OF FILING
DATE OF DISPOSITION
TYPE OF POST-JUDGMENT MOTION
Month
Date
Year
Month
Date
Year
DOCKETING STATEMENT Appeal to the Supreme Court of Alabama
Form ARAP-25 (back)
Rev. 10/2019
Yes s
X. CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES:
No
1. Are the provisions of Rule 44, Ala.R.App.P., applicable to this appeal?
2. If so, have the provisions been complied with?
Yes
No
XI. NATURE OF CASE ON APPEAL: In the left column of boxes proceeding the categories listed below, check the box (check only one) that best describes or
categorizes the basis or theory of the primary issue on appeal. In the right column of boxes, check any secondary theories that are applicable to the suit.
10
Real property
TORTS:
31
Personal
44
Declaratory Judgment
11
Wrongful Death (All Types)
01
Bad Faith
32
Pension
45
Injunction (Commercial)
12
Wantonness
02
Fraud
33
Insurance
46
Injunction (Employment)
13
Conversion
03
Legal Malpractice
34
Employment
47
Injunction (Other)
14
Wrongful Employment Termination
04
Medical Malpractice
39
Other___________________
48
Extraordinary Writ Pub.
15
Premises Liability
05
Other Malpractice
OTHER:
49
Service Comm. RR/
16
Outrage
06
Products/AEMLD
40
Real Property
50
Seaman (FELA)
29
Other: _________________
07
Negligence (Vehicular)
41
Civil Rights (Prisoner)
51
RICO
CONTRACTS:
08
Negligence (Gen./other)
42
Civil Rights (Other)
99
Other: ______________________
30
Commercial
09
Personal Property
43
Wills/Trusts/Estates
______________________________________
XII. APPELLATE REVIEW:
Please take notice that your case may be initially reviewed by the Court of Civil Appeals. Pursuant to § 12-2-7, Ala. Code 1975, the Supreme Court
has the authority to transfer any civil case within its jurisdiction to the court of Civil Appeals, except cases presenting a substantial question of federal or state constitutional law;
cases involving a novel legal question, the resolution of which will have significant statewide impact; utility rate cases appealed pursuant to § 31-1-140, Ala. Code 1975, bond
validation cases appealed pursuant to § 6-6-754, Ala. Code 1975, or Alabama State bar disciplinary proceedings. If you believe this case should not be transferred to the Court of
Civil Appeals, please state with specificity the reason(s) why it should not be transferred, referring to pertinent sections of § 12-2-7. Reasons should be supported in the
ISSUES and FACTS sections of this docketing statement.
XIII. ISSUES: Briefly summarize the issue(s) on appeal.
XIV. FACTS: Without argument, briefly summarize the facts to inform the court of the nature of the case.
_______________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________
Date
Signature of Attorney/Party Filing this Form
Printed Name
Certificate of Service
I certify I have this date filed electronically with the clerk of the trial court the foregoing docketing statement through the trial court electronic-filing system or that I have this date hand-
filed the original and ___________ (number) copies of the foregoing docketing statement. A true or electronic copy of the docketing statement will be served by the clerk of the trial
court or by the trial court's electronic-filing system on each of the following: (1) the clerk of the appellate court; (2) the court reporter; and (3) attorney for each appellee or the appellee
if no attorney as follows (provide names and addresses):____________________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
I further certify pursuant to Rules 3(d), 25(d), and 57(h)(5), Alabama Rules of Appellate Procedure, that I have this date served a copy of this Notice of Appeal on each party to the
proceedings in the trial court in the manner indicated below (attach additional pages if necessary):
Name of Party
Method of Service
Service Address
(US Mail, AlaFile, etc.)
_________________________________
___________________________________________________
____________________________
__________________________________
___________________________________________________
____________________________
__________________________________
___________________________________________________
____________________________
__________________________________
___________________________________________________
____________________________
__________________________________
___________________________________________________
____________________________
__________________________________
___________________________________________________
____________________________
__________________________________
___________________________________________________
____________________________
__________________________________
___________________________________________________
____________________________
__________________________________
___________________________________________________
____________________________
__________________________________
___________________________________________________
____________________________
*If electronic service is selected, the e-mail address at which service was made via AlaFile
must be listed as the service address.
Date:__________________________________, 20__________.
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
(Signature of Appellant or Attorney for Appellant)
(Printed Name)
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