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2011 Iowa Custody Study

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Pro Se Center


This page contains resources to help individuals represent themselves Pro Se in both District Court (page 1) and in the Appellate Courts (page 2).  Please read our legal disclaimer.


Appellate Court:


The process to appeal a ruling is as follows (See Chapter 6 of the Iowa Rules of Appellate Procedure):

  1. File a Notice of Appeal with the Clerk of the District Court. Note: Send a file stamped copy to the Clerk of the Supreme Court.

  2. File a Combined Certificate with the Clerk of the District Court. Be sure to specify if you are going to order or if you have already ordered transcripts.  Note: Send a file stamped copy to the Clerk of the Supreme Court.

  3. Pay the Docket Fee to the Supreme Court within 7 days of filing the Notice of Appeal. The Docket Fee is $150 see Iowa Rules of Appellate Procedure 6.702.

  4. See Briefing Procedure below (click on picture for larger view):

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Note: Steps 1, 2, & 3 are found under "Pre-Briefing Procedures" under Appellate Procedure Timetables.

 

Additional Appellate Information:

Brief Technical Requirements

Sample Proof Brief

Sample Certificate of Compliance

Sample Designation of Parts to be Included in Appendix

Sample Transmission of Record


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