N.C. R. App. P. 41. Appeal Information Statement
(a) The Court of Appeals has adopted an Appeal Information Statement (AIS) which will be revised from time to time. The purpose of the AIS is to provide the Court the substance of an appeal and the information needed by the Court for effective case management.
(b) Each appellant shall complete, file, and serve the AIS as set out in this rule.
(1) The clerk of the Court of Appeals shall furnish an AIS form to all parties to the appeal when the record on appeal is docketed in the Court of Appeals.
(2) Each appellant shall complete and file the AIS with the clerk of the Court of Appeals at or before the time his or her appellant’s brief is due and shall serve a copy of the AIS upon all other parties to the appeal pursuant to Rule 26. The AIS may be filed by mail addressed to the clerk and, if first class mail is utilized, is deemed filed on the date of mailing as evidenced by the proof of service. Parties shall protect the identity of juveniles covered by Rules 3(b)(1), 3.1(b), or 4(e) pursuant to said rules.
(3) If any party to the appeal concludes that the AIS is in any way inaccurate or incomplete, that party may file with the Court of Appeals a written statement setting out additions or corrections within seven days of the service of the AIS and shall serve a copy of the written statement upon all other parties to the appeal pursuant to Rule 26. The written statement may be filed by mail addressed to the clerk and, if first class mail is utilized, is deemed filed on the date of mailing as evidenced by the proof of service.
287 N.C. 671; 324 N.C. 613; 113 N.C. App. 841; 354 N.C. 609; 358 N.C. 824; 363 N.C. 901.
Former Rule 41, “Title,” was renumbered as Rule 42 on 3 March 1994, 113 N.C. App. 841, and then later recodified as Rule 1(a) on 2 July 2009, 363 N.C. 901.