2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 5 - APPEAL AND ERROR
CHAPTER 6 - CERTIORARI AND APPEALS TO APPELLATE COURTS GENERALLY
ARTICLE 2 - APPELLATE PRACTICE
§ 5-6-51 - Forms

O.C.G.A. 5-6-51 (2010)
5-6-51. Forms


The following suggested forms are declared to be sufficient, but any other form substantially complying therewith shall also be sufficient:
(1) Notice of appeal -- Civil cases.


IN THE COURT OF COUNTY






STATE OF GEORGIA
)
Plaintiffs )

)

v. ) Civil action

) File no.

)
)
Defendants )


NOTICE OF APPEAL

Notice is hereby given that and , defendants above-named,
hereby appeal to the (Court of Appeals or Supreme Court) from
the (describe order or judgment) entered in this action on
(date) , .




Motion for new trial (or motion for judgment n.o.v., etc.) was filed
and overruled (or granted, etc.) on (date) , .




The clerk will please omit the following from the record on appeal:




1.




2.




3.




Transcript of evidence and proceedings will/will not be filed for
inclusion in the record on appeal.




This court, rather than the (Court of Appeals or Supreme Court) has
jurisdiction of this case on appeal for the reason that .




Dated: .

Attorney for appellants

Address

(CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE)
(2) Notice of appeal -- Criminal cases.


IN THE COURT OF COUNTY






STATE OF GEORGIA
)

The State (etc.) )

)

) (Indictment)

v. ) (Accusation)

) No.
)
Defendant )


NOTICE OF APPEAL

Notice is hereby given that , defendant above-named, hereby
appeals to the (Court of Appeals or Supreme Court) from the
judgment of conviction and sentence entered herein on (date) ,
.




The offense(s) for which defendant was convicted is (are) , and
the sentence(s) imposed is (are) as follows: .




Motion for new trial (or motion in arrest of judgment, etc.) was
filed and overruled on (date) , .
The clerk will please omit the following from the record on appeal:
1.




2.




3.




Transcript of evidence and proceedings will/will not be filed for
inclusion in the record on appeal.




This court, rather than the (Court of Appeals or Supreme Court) has
jurisdiction of this case on appeal for the reason that .




Dated: .

Attorney for appellant

Address

(CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE)
(3) Notice of cross appeal.


IN THE COURT OF COUNTY






STATE OF GEORGIA
)
Plaintiffs )

)

v. ) Civil action

) File no.

)
)
Defendants )


NOTICE OF CROSS APPEAL

Notice is hereby given that , one of the defendants above-named,
hereby cross appeals to the (Court of Appeals or Supreme Court)
from the (describe order or judgment) entered in this action on
(date) , .




Notice of appeal was heretofore filed on (date) , .




The clerk will please include the following in the record on appeal,
all of which were designated for omission by appellant:




1.




2.




3.




Transcript of evidence and proceedings (will be filed) (will not be
filed) (has already been designated to be filed by appellant) for
inclusion in the record on appeal.
Dated: .


Attorney for cross appellant


Address





(CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE)
(4) Enumeration of errors.



ENUMERATION OF ERRORS


1. The court erred in charging the jury on gross negligence.

2. The court erred in admitting the testimony of witness Smith concerning his opinion as to how the collision happened.

3. The court erred in refusing to grant a mistrial because of the misconduct of plaintiff's attorney in oral argument.

4. The court erred in refusing to admit in evidence testimony of witness Jones concerning his estimate as to damages.

5. The court erred in denying defendant's motion for continuance.

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