Information on Filing an Appeal

 

  • Requesting Transcripts
     
    If a party needs to request a transcript, it should be ordered within ten (10) days of filing of the Notice of Appeal. To request a transcript, the party completes their written request for transcript on the IANB Public website accessed by clicking here. The Court Room Deputy will call the requesting party with the estimated cost of the transcript. If the transcript is still desired, the Court Room Deputy will mail/e-mail the transcript order form to the requesting party for signature. The signed transcript order form and a certified check made out to the transcriptionist must then be returned to the Court for processing.

  • Pro Se Appeals
     
    The filing fee for a Notice of Appeal can be found on the Fee Schedules page. The exact amount must be paid in the form of cash, money order, or cashier's check, made payable to "Clerk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court." The fee must be paid at the time that the Notice of Appeal is filed. A timely Notice of Appeal is filed within fourteeen (14) days of the entry of the judgment, order, or decree appealed from. An appeal may be elected to BAP or District Court. A Notice of Appeal to District Court must be accompanied by an election to District court at the time the Notice of Appeal is filed. The Notice of Appeal form B17 may be found by clicking here Instructions for completing this form may be found by clicking here

  • Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (BAP)
    Appeals to the (BAP) Bankruptcy Appellate Panel require a filing fee for the Notice of Appeal. Click here for fee schedule. A timely Notice of Appeal is filed within fourteeen (14) days of the entry of the judgment, order, or decree appealed from. When a Notice of Appeal is filed, it will be automatically processed as an appeal to the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel unless the appellant simultaneously files an election to have an appeal heard by District Court. The Notice of Appeal form B17 may be found by Clicking here. NOTE: All future filings pertaining to this appeal should be filed with the (BAP) Bankruptcy Appellate Panel. For instructions on Docketing a Notice of Appeal to BAP: The ECF Interactive Training Module is located here OR Check the Attorney Manual

  • District Court Appeals
    A timely Notice of Appeal is filed within fourteen (14) days of the entry of the judgment, order, or decree appealed from. A Notice of Appeal to District Court must be accompanied by an election to District Court at the time the Notice of Appeal is filed. The Notice of Appeal form B17 may be found by Clicking here. The Notice of Appeal elected to District Court is not transmitted until the designations of record from the appellant and appellee have been filed. For instructions on Docketing a Notice of Appeal and Docketing an Election to Appeal to USDC (District Court): The ECF Interactive Training Module to Docket a Notice of Appeal to USDC (United States District Court) and the Election to District Court is located here OR Check the Attorney Manual

     Docketing an Appellant and/or Appellee Designation of Record: The designation of record is due within ten (10) days after filing the Notice of Appeal. Within ten (10) days after the service of the appellant's statement the appellee may file and serve on the appellant a designation of additional items to be included on the record on appeal. Check the Attorney Manual for complete instructions.