Notice of Appeal (United States)
This is a notice of appeal from a judgment, order, or decree and a supplemental form to a Bankruptcy form. The form provided here is simply a sample of what the actual Form B17 looks like.
Form B17 (Official Form 17)
FORM 17. NOTICE OF APPEAL UNDER 28 U.S.C. § 158(a) or (b)
FROM A JUDGMENT, ORDER, OR DECREE OF A BANKRUPTCY JUDGE
[Caption as in Form 16A, 16B, or 16D, as appropriate]
NOTICE OF APPEAL
_____________________________________, the plaintiff [or defendant or other party] appeals under 28 U.S.C. § 158(a) or (b) from the judgment, order, or decree of the bankruptcy judge (describe) entered in this adversary proceeding [or other proceeding, describe type]
on the ____________ day of ____________________, __________(year) .
The names of all parties to the judgment, order, or decree appealed from and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of their respective attorneys are as follows:
Attorney for Appellant (or Appellant, if not represented by an Attorney)
Attorney Name: ________________________________________
Telephone No: _______________________________________________
If a Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Service is authorized to hear this appeal, each party has a right to have the appeal heard by the district court. The appellant may exercise this right only by filing a separate statement of election at the time of the filing of this notice of appeal. Any other party may elect, within the time provided in 28 U.S.C. § 158(c), to have the appeal heard by the district court.