Eighth Court of Appeals


Frivolous Appeals in Criminal Cases

Oral Argument Acknowledgment

Certification of the Defendant's Right of Appeal

Filing Docketing Statements

UPDATE: The Civil Docketing Statement can now be e-signed using the free Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. Once e-signed, the Civil document is ready to be e-filed without printing to PDF.

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC links
    Windows: https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/install-reader-dc-windows.html
    Mac:        https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/install-reader-dc-mac-os.html
    Esigning:  https://helpx.adobe.com/reader/using/sign-pdfs.html

Criminal Docketing Statement must still be prepared for filing using the instructions below.

After completing the Criminal Docketing form, in order to create a PDF suitable for electronic filing you must print to a PDF fileIf you don't have Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, free software is available to Print to PDF, including CutePDF for PC and PDFwriter for Mac.

Adobe Acrobat

  • When printing, select "Adobe PDF" as your printer; you will be prompted to save the file.

CutePDF for PC

PDFwriter for Mac


Chrome users: right click and select "save link as" to download and view file or adjust your browser plug-in settings.