Fill out the:
If you do not have a copy, you can review your Superior Court file and make a copy for a fee. You can also request a copy from the court, but there may be a research and copying fee.
To start the appeal, file the required papers
If you are filing after the deadline stated in the Appellate Rules 216-220, you must ask the Supreme Court to accept your late appeal. File:
The other side may file an opposition to your motion, arguing that you should not be allowed to file late. To understand the timelines and format to file a motion or an opposition, please read our motion page and Appellate Rule 503.
The time to file an appeal is stopped by a timely motion filed in the Superior Court such as a:
The full time for an appeal starts to run again on the date you get notice that the Superior Court issued an order on the motion. With a Motion for Reconsideration, the motion is considered denied if the Superior Court does not issue a ruling within 30 days from the date it is filed, or within 30 days from the date the response is filed if requested by the court, whichever is later. The full time for an appeal starts to run again on the date it is considered denied.
Yes. All documents you file with the court must also be provided to all other parties. Indicate on the Certificate of Service on page 2 of the Docketing Statement the date and method of delivery (U.S. mail or personal delivery) you will use to serve the other side (or their attorney).
After you have all of the documents ready, make 3 copies of everything. File the original and one copy in the Appellate Clerk's Office in the Boney Courthouse in Anchorage.
File at the Appellate Court Clerk’s Office:
Alaska Appellate Courts
303 K Street
Anchorage, AK 99501-2084
To start the appeal, the appellant must pay:
For more information, read about the filing fee and costs.
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