Fourteenth Court of Appeals
Upon perfecting the appeal in a civil or criminal case, the appellant must file a docketing statement in the appellate court. See Tex. R. App. P. 32.1 & 32.2.
For your convenience, these forms are provided in three formats: Corel WordPerfect, Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat.
Please file completed forms with the Clerk:
Christopher A. Prine
Clerk, Fourteenth Court of Appeals
301 Fannin Street, Room 245
Houston, Texas 77002
Notice of and Assignment of Related Cases
Local Rules of the First and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals require the following statement be attached to the notice of appeal filed with the trial-court clerk. A copy of the notice of appeal and this statement must be filed with the Clerk of the Court pursuant to Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 25.1(e).
Filing Docketing Statements
After completing the form, in order to create a PDF suitable for electronic filing you must use the Print to PDF feature as follows:
Adobe Acrobat Users:
• When printing, select “Adobe PDF” as your printer destination; you will be prompted to save the file.
If you don't have Adobe Acrobat, free software is available to Print to PDF, examples include:
• CutePDF for PC, when printing select "CutePDF Writer"
(install both the writer and the converter)
• PDF Writer for MAC, when printing select "PDFWriter"
Appellee's Mediation Statement
Certification of the Defendant's Right of Appeal
- Court Reporter's Information Sheet
Statement of Inability to Afford Court Costs or an Appeal Bond
Statement of Inability to Afford Court Costs or an Appeal Bond (Spanish)