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CENTRAL CALIFORNIA APPELLATE PROGRAM

Providing administrative services to the Third District and Fifth District Courts of Appeal, and assisting court-appointed counsel with the goal of improving the quality of indigent representation in criminal, juvenile, dependency and mental health appeals.

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Claims Manual Update – Printing Digital Records

The all-project statewide claims manual has been updated to include a new policy for printing digital records for clients. The statewide manual can be easily accessed via the quick button…

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Claims Manual Update – Printing Digital Records

The all-project statewide claims manual has been updated to include a new policy for printing digital records for clients. The statewide manual can be easily accessed via the quick button for Claims under the banner for the homepage, or via the navigation tab for Panel Attorneys > Statewide Claims Info > Statewide Claims Manual. Please consult with your assigned CCAP staff attorney before printing a paper copy of the record for the client.

Petition Filing Fees Alert

When initiating a new case by filing an original petition – including a writ petition or petition for review – select “File” and follow the on-screen prompts for making a…

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Petition Filing Fees Alert

When initiating a new case by filing an original petition – including a writ petition or petition for review – select “File” and follow the on-screen prompts for making a submission. Note: Whether filing a petition for review in a criminal, juvenile (delinquency or dependency), or civil commitment case, always select “Criminal Petition for Review” as the “Case Type” – selecting “Civil Petition for Review” will result in a $750 filing fee.

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Oral Argument Options in the Third & Fifth

The preferred options for oral argument for these courts are in-person and remote. In the Third, the court will consider telephonic on a showing of exceptional good cause, however travel/distance…

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Oral Argument Options in the Third & Fifth

The preferred options for oral argument for these courts are in-person and remote. In the Third, the court will consider telephonic on a showing of exceptional good cause, however travel/distance alone is not considered as a basis for that request. Additionally, BlueJeans is being retired with both courts and migrating to Zoom as their new platform for remote/video appearances. In the Fifth, if the court grants a request for telephonic appearance, they will still use a Zoom link but turn off the camera.

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