Appellate Rules, Guides & Manuals

appellate guide manualNotice of Appeal Cheat Sheet

Notice of Appeal is jurisdictional! Do not cut any corners.

North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure (New in 2017)

As you know, the Appellate Rules in North Carolina are written by the Supreme Court of North Carolina. (Unlike, say, the Rules of Civil Procedure, which are statutory.) As the name suggests, the Rules of Appellate Procedure govern the appeals—from the timing of the notice of appeal to the word count of the briefs. Look to the Appendices for the list of appellate filing deadlines and some examples of motions. (You can see more examples of motions here). Do not forget that the Rules were amended since (Reply Briefs, Exhibits and Sanctions) Memorandum explaining the changes is here.


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