Rules of Appellate Procedure – Comment Period Closed September 10, 2021
URAP023. Motions. Amend. The proposed amendments remove all language regarding form requirements in 23(f) and incorporate that language into Rule 27.
URAP027. Form of briefs. Amend. The proposed amendments: (1) combine form requirements for briefs, motions, and other documents into one rule; (2) incorporate language regarding form requirements from Rule 23(f); and (3) clean up other language for clarity and consistency.
URAP030. Decision of the court: dismissal; notice of decision
. Amend. The proposed amendments clarify what constitutes the entry of a decision in 30(d) and (e).
URAP031. Expedited appeals decided after oral argument without written opinion.
Amend. The proposed amendments: (1) include language in 31(b)(1) allowing the Court to consider expedited decision upon stipulation of the parties; (2) remove the language in 31(d) regarding appeals ineligible for expedited decision; and (3) clean up other language for clarity and consistency.
URAP054. Transcript of proceedings.
Amend. The proposed amendments update instructions for ordering transcripts in 54(a).
URAP055. Petition on appeal.
Amend. The proposed amendments: (1) change the deadline in 55(a) for filing the petition on appeal to 15 days from the transmission of the record, rather than from filing the notice of appeal; (2) modify 55(b) to allow appointed appellate counsel to file the petition on appeal; and (3) include a requirement that appellate counsel be appointed within 21 days of the notice of appeal.
URAP056. Response to petition on appeal.
Amend. The proposed amendments: (1) replace the page requirement with a word requirement in 56(b); and (2) comport the rule with Standing Order No. 11.
URAP057. Record on appeal; transmission of record.
Amend. The proposed amendments update language regarding record transmission in 57(b).
Amend. The proposed amendments remove the language in 58(b) regarding the remand to juvenile court to appoint appellate counsel.