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Court of Appeals FAQs

  1. How many copies of the Appeal need to be submitted?
  2. How many copies of the Brief does the Court require to be submitted?
  3. I would like to obtain a copy of the Sixth District Court of Appeals Local Rules. What is the cost?
  4. How long do I have to file the Praecipe and Docketing Statement after the Notice of Appeal is filed?
  5. How can I obtain a copy of the Praecipe and Docketing Statement forms?
  6. How can I obtain copies of the decisions?

 

1. How many copies of the Appeal need to be submitted?

The Court requires three (3) copies in addition to the original. Submit these along with all other documents requested to the trial Court to be filed.

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2. How many copies of the Brief does the Court require to be submitted?

The Court requires four (4) copies in addition to the original. Submit these to Court of Appeals clerk to be filed.

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3. I would like to obtain a copy of the Sixth District Court of Appeals Local Rules. What is the cost?

The cost for a set of rules is $5.25. 

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4. How long do I have to file the Praecipe and Docketing Statement after the Notice of Appeal is filed?

You have five days from the date the Notice of Appeal was filed in the trial court to file the Praecipe and Docketing Statement.

If you are requesting a transcript, the Court Reporter Certification should be filled out before filing.

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5. How can I obtain a copy of the Praecipe and Docketing Statement forms?

These forms are available at the Clerk of Courts office and for immediate download on our Forms page.

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6. How can I obtain copies of the decisions?

The Clerk of Court's office can process your request for copies of any Erie County decisions released by the Sixth District Court of Appeals. Copies are also available online, at the Supreme Court of Ohio's 6th Court of Appeals website, www.sconet.state.oh.us and www.co.lucas.oh.us . Their Reporter of Decisions database allows visitors to search in a variety of ways.

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