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CAVEAT: As of January 1, 2007, the numbers for the various Rules of Court cited in these samples have changed, but the samples may have not been updated. Therefore, you should check the Rules of Court to update the numbers for your individual pleadings.
Handbook for Appointed Counsel (PDF Version)
This is important "how to" information, especially for compensation claims.
Sample Motion to Augment (PDF Version)(WPD Version)(DOC Version)
Sample of motion to file when augmentation of the record is needed. Note: under "Knowledge Base: Forms" is a blank Augmentation Order in Word Perfect and PDF format.
Sample Letter to the Superior Court to Complete Record Pursuant to Rule 32.1 (PDF Version)(WPD Version)(DOC Version)
Sample of letter to send to the clerk of the superior court when the normal record on appeal is not complete.
Superior Court Clerk Addresses for Rule 32.1 Letters (PDF Version)(WPD Version)(DOC Version)
Superior Court appellate clerk's names and addresses for the counties in the Second Appellate District
Sample Petition for Review to Exhaust State Remedies Only (PDF Version)(WPD Version)(DOC Version)
Sample petition for review in the California Supreme Court filed only to exhaust state remedies on a federal constitutional issue under California Rules of Court, rule 33.3. It should not be used if the petition will raise any issues on which petitioner is arguing that review should be granted under California Rules of Court, rule 28.
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