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Written by a prominent appellate expert, Civil Appeals and Writs helps both trial litigators and appellate specialists represent clients in civil appeals and writs in California state courts. This practice guide addresses the "nuts and bolts" of appellate procedure as well as the more complex procedural problems faced by appellate advocates.
The most recent state and local court rules, applicable statutes, and relevant caselaw are cited in the development of each topic and procedure. The practice guide includes sample practice-tested forms and briefs that adhere to the latest rules, with comments and suggestions for their use. Our "Practice Pointers" include proven strategies, tactics, and time-saving tips to guide appellate advocates. Civil Appeals and Writs includes the following topics: