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All court appointed attorneys must submit the following forms when joining the panel or making changes in tax identification, address, or direct deposit accounts.

New attorneys: (1) IRS W-9 form, (2) Appellate Project and JCC Information form, and (3) direct deposit form (optional). Send originals to the JCC and a copy of (1) and (2) only to the project.

Change of tax ID: Submit a new signed, original IRS W-9 form to the JCC and a copy to the project or projects.

Change of address: Submit a copy of the Appellate Project and JCC Information Change form to the JCC and the projects.

Direct deposit: Direct deposit is optional. To start it or change it, submit a direct deposit authorization form directly to the JCC only.

The JCC is at: Judicial Council of California, Accounting Unit, 455 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco CA 94102.

If the JCC does not receive the correct forms in advance, an error may occur when a claim is received. ACS will contact the appellate project for the required information or request that the claim be corrected or resubmitted. Please allow 30 days to complete the changes.

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Paper Claim Form


Previous Briefing Form

Unbriefed Issue Form

Associate Counsel Form

W-9 Form (Change of TIN)

Direct Deposit Form

Appellate Project and JCC Information Form
(Change of Address)


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