Ninth District Court of Appeals Division General Filing Requirements

The Ninth District Court of Appeals Division includes but is not limited to the filing and keeping of all Notices of Appeals for all Summit County Courts and Original Actions.  Notices of Appeal for all Ninth District cases must be filed within 30 days of the appealable order.  The Ninth District Court of Appeals Division does not accept any faxed or electronic filings at this time.

Phone Numbers

(330) 643-2207 or (330) 643-2208

Notice of Appeal

The cost to file is $125.00.  It is required that the original along with 6 copies must be filed.  An original and 6 copies of the Docketing Statement are required at the time of filing.  The Docketing Statement will be provided by the Clerk's Office.  A Copy of Judgment that is being appealed must be attached to the Docketing Statement. A Praecipe to Court Reporter when applicable, the original and 6 copies, that is acknowledged and signed by the Reporter prior to filing, is also required.

Original Actions

The cost to file is $125.00.  It is required that the original Petition and 4 copies be filed.  Instructions for Service are also required.  All service by certified mail unless specified by law or specific instructions for service.

Pleadings and Motions

It is required that the original along with 4 copies, one of which will be returned, must be filed.

Briefs

Appellant's Briefs, Appellee's Briefs, and Reply Briefs all require the original and 5 copies for filing, one of which will be returned.  Page limitations: The initial and answer briefs shall not exceed 30 pages and reply briefs shall not exceed 10 pages, exclusive of the appendix, summary of argument and index.

 



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