Ninth 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.
Filing Civil Docketing Statement
UPDATE: The Civil Docketing Statement can now be e-signed using the free Adobe Acrobat Reader DC in order to create a PDF suitable for filing. Once e-signed, the Civil document is ready to be saved and e-filed without printing to PDF.
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC links
Filing Criminal Docketing Statement
After completing the Criminal Docketing 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"