The superior court must receive the notice of appeal
within 60 days after sentencing. The superior court
is the same court where the defendant is sentenced. If you
direct the defendant’s attorney to file a notice of
appeal, he or she normally does so.
If you wish to file a notice of appeal, use this
The defendant’s (or if the notice is prepared by the
attorney, the attorney’s) name and address belong in
the top left hand corner.
Below the top box, put the defendant’s name where it
says “DEFENDANT:” and then put in the defendant’s
date of birth.
Write the case number in the box for CASE NUMBER(S).
In item 1, write the defendant’s name and the date of
the sentencing hearing.
In item 2, mark that it is an appeal from a trial (box a).
If the judgment resulted from a plea or violation of probation
or if the case is a juvenile matter, see other instructions.
In item 3, request appointed counsel on appeal. Indicate whether
the defendant hired an attorney in the trial court
In item 4, give
the defendant’s address.
Print the date and your name and sign your name at the arrow
On page two is a request for a certificate of probable cause.
You may leave this blank. No certificate of probable cause
is required after a trial.