Appealing an Unlawful Detainers

Process: The Appellant files a Notice of Appeal with the Appeals Division. California Rules of Court 8.820-8.843 and 8.880-8.891 govern these filing types.

Deadline: 30 days after mailing or personal service of Notice of Entry of Judgment. Exception: 90 days from Entry of Judgment if the notice was not mailed or personally served.

Forms: APP-102. Forms are available at all court locations during business hours and online at www.courts.ca.gov/forms. Refer to California Rules of Court 2.100-2.119 for proper format.

Contact Information:
Appeals Division
1415 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661)868-7203
WMAppeals@kern.courts.ca.gov

Filing Fee: Please see: Court Filing Fees
Money orders or checks should be made payable to Kern County Superior Court and are required at the time of filing.
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