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Clerk's Office Forms

2021 FRAP and Local Rules

Changes to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure take effect December 1, 2020, and changes to the 10th Circuit local rules take effect January 1, 2021. For additional information and to see a copy and redlined version of both the Fed. R. App. P. and the local rules please see the links below.

Appeal Requirements

Updated January 1, 2021

Briefing and Appendix Checklist

Updated January 1, 2020

Designation of Record-Counsel (Criminal Appeals)

Docketing Statement

Updated December 31, 2019

Docketing Statement Instructions

Updated January 1, 2019

Entry of Appearance

Updated on December 31, 2019

Initial Appeal Documents and Instructions

This file includes the following forms:

  • Docketing Statement
  • Docketing Statement Instructions
  • Entry of Appearance
  • Transcript Order Form
  • FAQ

Updated December 31, 2019

New Appeal Letter/Information for Counsel

New Appeal Letter/Information for Pro Se Appellants

Practitioner's Guide

Tenth Circuit Practitioner's Guide

Pro Se Combined Brief and App. for Certificate of Appealability

Pro Se Frequently Asked Questions

Successive 2244 Form (for section 2254 habeas cases)

Map & DirectionsGetting to the Byron White Courthouse

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