Docketing Statement (Norfolk) Form. This is a Virginia form and can be use in USDC Eastern Federal.
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA OFFICE OF THE CLERK Walter E. Hoffman United States Courthouse 600 Granby Street Norfolk, Virginia 23510 FERNANDO GALINDO ACTING CLERK OF COURT Telephone: Area Code 757 Administrative 222-7204 Jury-Financial 222-7200 Criminal 222-7202 Civil 222-7201 The attached Docketing Statement and Transcript Order forms are provided by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals located in the United States Courthouse Annex at 1100 E. Main Street, 5th Floor, in Richmond, Virginia. You will find their mailing address and phone number at the top of the first page of the Docketing Statement. If you have any questions regarding these forms, please contact their office in person or by phone at (804) 916-2700 during normal business hours. Below are the names and telephone numbers of the Official Court Reporters for the Judges of this Court. To order a transcript during normal business hours contact the court reporter for the Judge who heard the case. HONORABLE REBECCA BEACH SMITH Gloria Smith (757) 222-7074 HONORABLE HENRY COKE MORGAN Diane Grey (757) 222-7071 HONORABLE RAYMOND A. JACKSON Sharon Borden (757) 222-7072 HONORABLE JEROME B. FRIEDMAN Sue Ash (757) 222-7073 Divisional Offices • Alexandria • Newport News • Norfolk • Richmond • American LegalNet, Inc. www.USCourtForms.com DOCKETING STATEMENT INSTRUCTIONS 1. Counsel for appellant must file two copies of a docketing statement with all attachments within fourteen days of filing the notice of appeal for every case appealed or cross-appealed to the court of appeals. The docketing statement must be received by the court of appeals clerk's office within the fourteen days allowed to be deemed timely filed. Copies must be served on the opposing party or parties. 2. The attorney filing the notice of appeal is responsible for filing the docketing statement, even if different counsel will handle the appeal. In the case of multiple appellants represented by separate counsel, the parties must confer and decide who will file the docketing statement. Appellants proceeding pro se may file a docketing statement, but are not required to do so. 3. The docketing statement is not a brief but will be used by the circuit mediator for pre-briefing review of civil cases in which all parties are represented by counsel, and in mediation conducted in such cases under Fourth Circuit Local Rule 33. The nature of proceedings and relief sought should be stated succinctly. The issues should be framed with reference to the specific facts and circumstances of the case. Conclusory statements such as "the judgment of the trial court is not supported by the law or facts" are unacceptable. Although a party will not be precluded from raising additional issues in the brief, counsel should make every effort to include in the docketing statement all of the issues that will be presented to the Court. The docketing statement should not contain motions or other requests for interim relief. If counsel in a civil case believes a mediation conference would be beneficial, counsel may make a confidential request for mediation by contacting the Office of the Circuit Mediator directly at (843) 521-4022. 4. Counsel's failure to file the docketing statement within the time set forth will cause the Court to initiate the process for dismissal of the appeal under Fourth Circuit Local Rule 45. 5. If an opposing party concludes that the docketing statement is in any way inaccurate, incomplete, or misleading, that party should file two copies of any additions or corrections to the docketing statement with the clerk's office within seven days of service of the docketing statement, with copies to all other parties. 6. You must attach to this docketing statement: ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ADDITIONAL PAGES CONTAINING EXTENDED ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ON THIS FORM. THE NOTICE OF APPEAL. THE DISTRICT COURT DOCKET SHEET. A COPY OF THE ORDER OR JUDGMENT FROM WHICH THE APPEAL IS TAKEN. ANY OPINION OR FINDINGS. ANY OPINION, FINDINGS, OR RECOMMENDATION OF A UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE, AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE, A SOCIAL SECURITY APPEALS COUNCIL, OR A BANKRUPTCY COURT. A COPY OF THE TRANSCRIPT ORDER (WITH ATTACHMENTS), IF ANY. A CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE FOR THIS DOCKETING STATEMENT. American LegalNet, Inc. www.USCourtForms.com UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT United States Courthouse 1100 East Main Street, 5th Floor Richmond, Virginia 23219-3517 (804) 916-2700 DOCKETING STATEMENT Caption of Case 4CCA Docket No.(IF KNOWN)_____________ Type of Action Civil Criminal/Prisoner Cross Appeal v. District Judge District Court Docket Number Statute or other authority establishing jurisdiction in the: District Court Court of Appeals A. Timeliness of Appeal 1. Date of entry of judgment or order appealed from 2. Date this notice of appeal filed If cross appeal, date first notice of appeal filed 3. Filing date of any post-judgment motion filed by any party which tolls time under FRAP 4(a)(4) or 4(b) 4. Date of entry of order deciding above post-judgment motion 5. Filing date of any motion to extend time under FRAP 4(a)(5), 4(a)(6) or 4(b) Time extended to B. Finality of Order or Judgment 1. Is the order or judgment appealed from a final decision on the merits? [ ] Yes [ ] No 2. If no, a.) Did the district court order entry of judgment as to fewer than all claims or all parties pursuant to FRCP 54(b)? [ ] Yes [ ] No b.) Is the order appealed from a collateral or interlocutory order reviewable under any exception to the finality rule? [ ] Yes [ ] No If yes, explain __________________________________________________ American LegalNet, Inc. www.USCourtForms.com 3. 4. 5. (Criminal only) Has the defendant been convicted? [ ] Yes [ ] No Has a sentence been imposed? [ ] Yes [ ] No Term____________ Is the defendant incarcerated? [ ] Yes [ ] No C. Has this case previously been appealed? [ ] Yes [ ] No If yes, give the case name, docket number and disposition of each prior appeal on a separate page. D. Based on your present knowledge: Will this appeal involve a question of first impression? [ ] Yes [ ] No If yes, please explain briefly on a separate page. E. Are any related cases or cases raising related issues pending in this Court, any district court of this circuit, or the Supreme Court? [ ] Yes [ ] No If yes, cite the case and the manner in which it is related on a separate page. If abeyance, consolidation, or in seriatim argument is warranted, counsel must file a separate motion seeking such relief. If a related case is pending in this Court, has it been accepted for mediation by the Office of the Circuit Mediator? [ ] Yes [ ] No F. State the nature of the suit, the relief sought, and the outcome below. Attach additional page if necessary. G. Issues to be raised on appeal. Attach additional page if necessary. H. Does this appeal challenge the constitutionality of a federal or state statute in a case to which the United States or the affected state is not a party? [ ] Yes [ ] No If yes, you must given written notice to the circuit clerk for certification of that fact to the United States Attorney General or the state attorney general. I. Is settlement being discussed? [ ] Yes [ ] No J. Is expedited disposition of this case necessary? If yes, you must file an appropriate motion. [ ] Yes [ ] No Is oral argument necessary? [ ] Yes [ ] No K. Were there any in-court proceedings below? [ ] Yes [ ] No Is a transcript necessary for this appeal? [ ] Yes [ ] No If yes, is transcript already on file with district court? American LegalNet, Inc. www.USCourtForms.com [ ] Yes [ ] No If transcript is not already on file, attach copy of transcript order. L. List each adverse party to the appeal. If no attorney, give address and telephone number of the adverse party. Attach additional page if necessary. 1. Adverse party Attorney Address Telephone 2. Adverse party Attorney Address Telephone M. If this case arises out of a bankruptcy proceeding, attach a copy of the caption of the case in the bankruptcy court showing the parties’ status as debtor, creditor, trustee, plaintiff, defendant, etc. American LegalNet, Inc. www.USCourtForms.com N. List name(s) and address(es) of appellant(s) who filed this notice of appeal and appellant’s counsel. Attach additional page if necessary. Appellant(s) name______________________________________________________ Address______________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ Telephone_____________________________________________________________ Attorney's name _______________________________________________________ Firm_________________________________________________________________ Address______________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ Telephone_____________________________________________________________ Will you be handling the appeal? (In criminal cases counsel below will handle the appeal unless relieved by this court.) [ ] Yes [ ] No FRAP 12(b) provides that each attorney who files a notice of appeal must file with the clerk of the court of appeals a statement naming each party represented on appeal by that attorney. Any counsel, other than the attorney filing this form, who filed a notice of appeal must provide the requisite statement to be attached to this form. Signature Date ATTACH: 1. ADDITIONAL PAGES CONTAINING EXTENDED ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ON THIS FORM. 2. THE NOTICE OF APPEAL. 3. THE DISTRICT COURT DOCKET SHEET. 4. A COPY OF THE ORDER OR JUDGMENT FROM WHICH THE APPEAL IS TAKEN. 5. ANY OPINION OR FINDINGS. 6. ANY OPINION, FINDINGS, OR RECOMMENDATION OF A UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE, AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE, A SOCIAL SECURITY APPEALS COUNCIL, OR A BANKRUPTCY COURT. 7. A COPY OF THE TRANSCRIPT ORDER (WITH ATTACHMENTS, IF ANY). 8. A CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE FOR THIS DOCKETING STATEMENT. American LegalNet, Inc. www.USCourtForms.com