File within 21 days of entryof judgment or order appealed from
The 21-day time limit runs from the date of entry, not the date you receive a copy of the judgment or order. Note that the time limit is jurisdictional and cannot be extended by agreement of counsel.
Documents to be filed with the Court of Appeals
-Claim of Appeal (original)
-Copy of judgment or order appealed from
-Certificate of court reporter or statement from attorney stating that either the transcript has been ordered, or there is no record to be transcribed
-Proof of servce
-True copy of bond (if applicable)
-Copy of trial court docket
-Jurisdictional Checklist (available on the Michigan Court of Appeals website)
-Docketing Statement (availabe on the Michigan Court of Appeals website), to be filed within 28 days after the claim of appeal is filed
Documents to be filed with the trial court
-Copy of the Claim of Appeal
-Trial court fee
-Bond (if applicable)
-Certificate of court reporter stating that the transcript has been ordered
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