Unlimited civil - Appeals

Unlimited Civil (Disputes involving more than $25,000.00 - includes Unlawful Detainers). Unlimited Civil also includes Probate, Family Law and Adoptions.

Timeline to Appeal:

You must file the appeal on or before the earliest of the following:

  • 60 days after the superior court clerk mails the party filing the appeal a notice of entry of judgment or a file-stamped copy of the judgment, showing the date either was mailed;
  • 60 days after the appellant serves or is served by a party with a notice of entry of judgment or a file-stamped copy of the judgment, accompanied by a proof of service; or
  • 180 days after entry of judgment.

This website serves as a general guideline on the appeal process for Unlimited Civil cases. To learn more you should read Title 8 of the California Rules of Court, Rules 8.100 - 8.276, which set forth the governing codes on the procedures for Unlimited Civil cases.

Forms:

Below are the links to commonly used Appeal forms for Unlimited Civil cases. Any Judicial Council Form can be obtained at any courthouse or county law library or online. To obtain detailed information for the process of appeals on Unlimited Civil cases, click here.

Fees:

  • Fees (Appeal fees start at line #163)
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