Checklist for Appealing a Small Claims Judgment
Keep a copy of all documents for your records. Attend all court hearings. (1) Coversheet Print your name and address and those of the other parties and lawyers (if known). Print the amount of damages you are claiming. Do not check the "jury demand" box. Jury trials are not authorized in small claims cases. Do not check a filing fee in the "Small Claims" section. On Page 2 in the "Appeals" section, check "Small Claims Trial de Novo." (2) Notice of Appeal Print your name and contact information at the top of the first page. Check whether you are the plaintiff or defendant or the attorney for the plaintiff or defendant. Complete the heading exactly as it appears in the Affidavit and Summons. Omit any private or protected information. When filed, this document is a public record. Code of Judicial Administration Rule 4-202.09(9) requires that you omit from a public record any information that is not itself public information. For a list of records, data and information classified as public, private, and protected, see Rule 4-202.02. Date and sign the form. Complete the Certificate of Service. Serve the form on the other party. File the form with the judicial services representative.