Guide for Filing a Notice of Appeal (Civil
|Notice of Appeal
||Please submit an original and two
copies of the notice of appeal for filing. (If you desire a
file-stamped copy for your records, please submit an additional
copy.) The notice of appeal should specifically
state which order or judgment is being appealed.
Documents presented for filing must
comply with the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, the Local
Rules of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Local Rules
of the Northern District of Texas.
||The appeals coordinator will send
a copy of the notice of appeal to all parties on the case either
by facsimile transmission or by first class mail.
||The appellate filing fee is $505.00
Make checks payable to "Clerk, U.S. District Court."
||A transcript order form must be submitted
for filing even if a trial or hearing was not held.
forms and CJA-24
Authorizations and Vouchers (used for appointed counsel in criminal
cases only) may be obtained from the Clerk's Office. Procedures
for Requesting Transcripts
If you need further information, you may contact
the appeals section of the District Clerk's Office at 214.753.2174,
the Fifth Circuit Clerk's Office in New Orleans at 504.589.6514,
or the Federal Circuit in Washington, DC at 202.633.6570.