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Rule 2.4 Filing of Record

A. After Notification Received. Within five (5) days from the date the trial court clerk receives notice from the Clerk of this Court to transmit the appeal records, the trial court clerk shall transmit the appeal records to the Clerk of this Court and appellant's attorney.

B. Responsibility of Appellate Attorney. The provisions of these rules do not abrogate the ultimate responsibility of the appellate attorney from the time of employment or appointment to represent the appellant to ensure the records necessary for commencing the appeal are complete and filed in a timely manner. The attorney shall utilize an application for writ of mandamus or other appropriate means to ensure the timely filing of all records necessary to complete the appeal.

C. Trial Court Clerk's Docket Entry. The trial court clerk shall make appropriate entries on the docket to reflect the transmission of the appeal records to this Court.


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