Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts

Rules of Appellate Procedure

APPENDIX A: FORMS
: FORM 1. NOTICE OF APPEAL
: FORM 2: PETITION FOR DIRECT APPELLATE REVIEW OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS
A. APPLICABILITY OF RULES
1: Scope and Construction of Rules.
2: Suspension of Rules.
B. APPEAL AS OF RIGHT
3: Appeal as of Right: Availability; Method of Initiation.
4: Appeal as of Right: Time for Filing Notice of Appeal.
5: Appeal as of Right: Service of Notice of Appeal; Docketing of the Appeal.
6: Security for Costs on Appeal.
7: Stay or Injunction Pending Appeal.
8: Release in Criminal Cases.
8A: Appeal as of Right in Termination of Parental Rights Cases
C. APPEAL BY PERMISSION
9: Interlocutory Appeal by Permission from the Trial Court.
10: Extraordinary Appeal by Permission on Original Application in the Appellate Court.
11: Appeal by Permission from Appellate Court to Supreme Court.
D. DIRECT APPELLATE REVIEW OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS
12: Direct Review of Administrative Proceedings by the Court of Appeals.
E. PRACTICE ON APPEAL
13: Scope of Review.
14: Consideration of Post-Judgment Facts in the Appellate Court.
15: Voluntary Dismissal.
16: Joint and Consolidated Appeals.
17: Transfer of Cases Appealed to the Wrong Court.
18: Appeals by Indigent Persons.
19: Substitution, Addition and Dropping of Parties.
20: Filing and Service of Papers.
20A: Facsimile Filing
21: Computation and Extension of Time.
22: Motions.
23: Duty of Clerk to Give Notice of Filed Orders.
F. THE RECORD ON APPEAL
24: Content and Preparation of the Record.
25: Completion and Transmission of the Record.
26: Filing of the Record.
G. BRIEFS
27: Content of Briefs.
28: Optional Appendix to the Briefs.
29: Filing and Service of Briefs.
30: Form of Briefs and Other Papers.
31: Brief and Oral Argument of an Amicus Curiae.
32: Notice to Attorney General When Validity of Statute, Rule or Regulation Is Questioned.
H. HEARING OF APPEALS
33: Prehearing Conference.
34: Voluntary Mediation.
35: Conduct of Oral Argument.
I. DISPOSITION OF APPEALS
36: Relief; Effect of Error.
37: [ Reserved. ]
38: Entry of Judgment; Copies of Opinion and Judgment.
39: Rehearing.
40: Costs.
41: Interest on Judgments.
42: Issuance, Stay, and Recall of Mandates From the Appellate Court.
43: Filing of Mandate in the Trial Court and Proceedings Thereafter.
44: Process in the Appellate Court.
J. RULES BY THE INTERMEDIATE APPELLATE COURTS
45: Rules by the Court of Appeals and Court of Criminal Appeals.
46: [ Reserved. ]
K. TITLE; FORMS; EFFECTIVE DATE
47: Title.
48: Forms.
49: Effective Date.