Courts

The Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal of Kenya is established under Article164 of the constitution of Kenya and consists of a number of judges, being not fewer than twelve. The Court of Appeal handles appeals arising over the decisions of the High Court as well as any other court or Tribunal as provided for in Law. The court comprises a maximum of 30 Judges. The Judges of the Court of Appeal elect a President from among themselves. The Court of Appeal has been decentralized and currently has a total of six registries namely; Nairobi, Mombasa, Nyeri, Kisumu, Nakuru and Eldoret.

Court of Appeal of Kenya Practice Directions.

The Honorable President of the Court of Appeal of Kenya formally issued the Court of Appeal Civil Appeals and Applications Practice Directions on Thursday the 19th March, 2015. The Practice Directions are in force effective from the date of issue.

 COA hosts UK solicitors 

Court of Appeal President, Justice William Ouko (4th L) is joined by visiting solicitors from Hugh James firm in the UK, they paid a courtesy call on the Court.

 

 

Title
Simplified Resource Tool on Inheritance and Related Family Law Practice in Kenya
 1 file(s)  6519 downloads
Downloads, Family Court Matters, High Court, Publications, Reports, Reports June 14, 2018 Download
Form 110 – Summons for Rectification of Grant.
 1 file(s)  713 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 109 – Summons for Confirmation of a Grant within six months under section 71 (3) of the Act.
 1 file(s)  448 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 108 – Summons for Confirmation of Grant ( General Form).
 1 file(s)  920 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 104 – Summons (General Form).
 1 file(s)  1924 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 103 – Return of Grants made or confirmed.
 1 file(s)  220 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 93 – Petition by Attorney of Executor for letters of administration with written will annexed, executor being absent from Kenya and there being no executor within Kenya willing to act.
 1 file(s)  174 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 90B – Limited rant of Letters of Administration ad litem (L. N. 39 of 2009)
 1 file(s)  815 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 89 – Petition for Letters of Administration intestate or with will annexed for sole use of person of unsound mind.
 1 file(s)  186 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 87 – Petition for Letters of Administration with written will annexed of assets unadministered.
 1 file(s)  206 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 86 – Petition for Letters of Administration intestate of assets unadministered.
 1 file(s)  356 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 85A – Petition for Special Limited Grant.
 1 file(s)  1134 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 84 – Petition by way of cross-application for a grant.
 1 file(s)  259 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 82 – Petition to High Court by Attorney of the personal representative for sealing of a grant issued in another country.
 1 file(s)  258 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 81 – Petition to High Court by personal representative for the sealing of a grant issued in another country.
 1 file(s)  287 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 80 – Petition for letters of administration intestate.
 1 file(s)  35080 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 79 – Petition for letters of administration with written will annexed.
 1 file(s)  558 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 78 – Petition for probate of written will or for proof of oral will.
 1 file(s)  945 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 76 – Objection to making of Grant (General Form).
 1 file(s)  889 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 73 – Notice to Principal Registry of Application for a Grant.
 1 file(s)  333 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 72 – Notice to High Court of another country of sealing a grant.
 1 file(s)  156 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 71 – Notice by High Court Registry of Application for sealing a grant issued in another country.
 1 file(s)  150 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 66 – Notice of withdrawal of Objection.
 1 file(s)  230 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 65 – Notice of withdrawal of Application for Grant.
 1 file(s)  158 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 64 – Notice of withdrawal of answer and cross-application.
 1 file(s)  136 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 63 – Notice of Appointment of Advocate by a personal applicant for a Grant.
 1 file(s)  373 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 62 – Notice of amendment of Application for Grant
 1 file(s)  300 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 61 – Notice by Registry of Objection to Application for Grant.
 1 file(s)  233 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 60 – Public Notice by the Registry of Application for Grant.
 1 file(s)  337 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 59 – Index card – Particulars of application for grant.
 1 file(s)  363 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 58 – Guarantee by sureties for personal representative on sealing for personal representative on sealing of grant of probate or letters of administration issued in another country.
 1 file(s)  172 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 57 – Guarantee by personal sureties (General Form)
 1 file(s)  1336 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 56 – Guarantee by a corporation as surety.
 1 file(s)  136 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 54 – Certificate of Confirmation of Grant.
 1 file(s)  1271 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 50 – Limited grant of Letters of Administration with will annexed to Attorney of Executor absent from Kenya.
 1 file(s)  242 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 45 – Grant of probate of written will.
 1 file(s)  376 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 44 – Grant of probate of oral will.
 1 file(s)  226 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 43 – Grant of letters of administration with written will annexed.
 1 file(s)  185 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 43 – Grant of letters of administration with written will annexed.
 1 file(s)  261 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 42 – Grant of letters of administration with the terms of oral will annexed.
 1 file(s)  236 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 41 – Grant of letters of administration intestate.
 1 file(s)  1318 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 38 – Consent to making a grant.
 1 file(s)  1708 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 37 – Consent to confirmation of grant (General Form).
 1 file(s)  5417 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 37B – Consent of mode of distribution of estate.
 1 file(s)  776 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 30 – Certificate of Principal Registrar that no grant has been made or applied for.
 1 file(s)  347 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 26 – Entry of appearance (General Form)
 1 file(s)  692 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 25 – Answer to petition for a grant.
 1 file(s)  37739 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 17 – Affidavit in support of summons by a child of the deceased ( or if a minor, his representative) under section 35 (3) of the act.
 1 file(s)  266 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 14 – Affidavit in support of summons for the revocation or annulment of grant.
 1 file(s)  723 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 14A – Affidavit in support of petition for revocation of probate of a will and issue of new probate of the same will and a codicil thereto discovered since the grant.
 1 file(s)  229 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 13 – Affidavit in support of summons for rectification of grant.
 1 file(s)  388 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 12 – Affidavit of justification of proposed administrator.
 1 file(s)  1581 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 11 – Affidavit of justification of proposed sureties.
 1 file(s)  1494 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 10 – Affidavit of protest against confirmation of grant.
 1 file(s)  739 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 9 – Affidavit in support of summons for confirmation of grant of administration intestate.
 1 file(s)  927 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 8 – Affidavit in support of summons for confirmation of grant of probate or letters of administration with will annexed.
 1 file(s)  648 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 7 – Affidavit in support of petition by personal representative for sealing of grant issued in another country.
 1 file(s)  80231 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 5 – Affidavit in support of petition for letters of administration intestate
 1 file(s)  2795 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 4 – Affidavit in support of petition for proof of oral will.
 1 file(s)  560 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 3- Affidavit in support of petition for probate or for letters of administration with written will annexed.
 1 file(s)  5738 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download

To access the Court of Appeal Cause List, Visit http://kenyalaw.org

Title
Simplified Resource Tool on Inheritance and Related Family Law Practice in Kenya
 1 file(s)  6519 downloads
Downloads, Family Court Matters, High Court, Publications, Reports, Reports June 14, 2018 Download
Form 110 – Summons for Rectification of Grant.
 1 file(s)  713 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 109 – Summons for Confirmation of a Grant within six months under section 71 (3) of the Act.
 1 file(s)  448 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 108 – Summons for Confirmation of Grant ( General Form).
 1 file(s)  920 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 104 – Summons (General Form).
 1 file(s)  1924 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 103 – Return of Grants made or confirmed.
 1 file(s)  220 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 93 – Petition by Attorney of Executor for letters of administration with written will annexed, executor being absent from Kenya and there being no executor within Kenya willing to act.
 1 file(s)  174 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 90B – Limited rant of Letters of Administration ad litem (L. N. 39 of 2009)
 1 file(s)  815 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 89 – Petition for Letters of Administration intestate or with will annexed for sole use of person of unsound mind.
 1 file(s)  186 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 87 – Petition for Letters of Administration with written will annexed of assets unadministered.
 1 file(s)  206 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 86 – Petition for Letters of Administration intestate of assets unadministered.
 1 file(s)  356 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 85A – Petition for Special Limited Grant.
 1 file(s)  1134 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 84 – Petition by way of cross-application for a grant.
 1 file(s)  259 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 82 – Petition to High Court by Attorney of the personal representative for sealing of a grant issued in another country.
 1 file(s)  258 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 81 – Petition to High Court by personal representative for the sealing of a grant issued in another country.
 1 file(s)  287 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 80 – Petition for letters of administration intestate.
 1 file(s)  35080 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 79 – Petition for letters of administration with written will annexed.
 1 file(s)  558 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 78 – Petition for probate of written will or for proof of oral will.
 1 file(s)  945 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 76 – Objection to making of Grant (General Form).
 1 file(s)  889 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 73 – Notice to Principal Registry of Application for a Grant.
 1 file(s)  333 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 72 – Notice to High Court of another country of sealing a grant.
 1 file(s)  156 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 71 – Notice by High Court Registry of Application for sealing a grant issued in another country.
 1 file(s)  150 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 66 – Notice of withdrawal of Objection.
 1 file(s)  230 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 65 – Notice of withdrawal of Application for Grant.
 1 file(s)  158 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 64 – Notice of withdrawal of answer and cross-application.
 1 file(s)  136 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 63 – Notice of Appointment of Advocate by a personal applicant for a Grant.
 1 file(s)  373 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 62 – Notice of amendment of Application for Grant
 1 file(s)  300 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 61 – Notice by Registry of Objection to Application for Grant.
 1 file(s)  233 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 60 – Public Notice by the Registry of Application for Grant.
 1 file(s)  337 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 59 – Index card – Particulars of application for grant.
 1 file(s)  363 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 58 – Guarantee by sureties for personal representative on sealing for personal representative on sealing of grant of probate or letters of administration issued in another country.
 1 file(s)  172 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 57 – Guarantee by personal sureties (General Form)
 1 file(s)  1336 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 56 – Guarantee by a corporation as surety.
 1 file(s)  136 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 54 – Certificate of Confirmation of Grant.
 1 file(s)  1271 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 50 – Limited grant of Letters of Administration with will annexed to Attorney of Executor absent from Kenya.
 1 file(s)  242 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 45 – Grant of probate of written will.
 1 file(s)  376 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 44 – Grant of probate of oral will.
 1 file(s)  226 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 43 – Grant of letters of administration with written will annexed.
 1 file(s)  185 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 43 – Grant of letters of administration with written will annexed.
 1 file(s)  261 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 42 – Grant of letters of administration with the terms of oral will annexed.
 1 file(s)  236 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 41 – Grant of letters of administration intestate.
 1 file(s)  1318 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 38 – Consent to making a grant.
 1 file(s)  1708 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 37 – Consent to confirmation of grant (General Form).
 1 file(s)  5417 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 37B – Consent of mode of distribution of estate.
 1 file(s)  776 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 30 – Certificate of Principal Registrar that no grant has been made or applied for.
 1 file(s)  347 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 26 – Entry of appearance (General Form)
 1 file(s)  692 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 25 – Answer to petition for a grant.
 1 file(s)  37739 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 17 – Affidavit in support of summons by a child of the deceased ( or if a minor, his representative) under section 35 (3) of the act.
 1 file(s)  266 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 14 – Affidavit in support of summons for the revocation or annulment of grant.
 1 file(s)  723 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 14A – Affidavit in support of petition for revocation of probate of a will and issue of new probate of the same will and a codicil thereto discovered since the grant.
 1 file(s)  229 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 13 – Affidavit in support of summons for rectification of grant.
 1 file(s)  388 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 12 – Affidavit of justification of proposed administrator.
 1 file(s)  1581 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 11 – Affidavit of justification of proposed sureties.
 1 file(s)  1494 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 10 – Affidavit of protest against confirmation of grant.
 1 file(s)  739 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 9 – Affidavit in support of summons for confirmation of grant of administration intestate.
 1 file(s)  927 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 8 – Affidavit in support of summons for confirmation of grant of probate or letters of administration with will annexed.
 1 file(s)  648 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 7 – Affidavit in support of petition by personal representative for sealing of grant issued in another country.
 1 file(s)  80231 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 5 – Affidavit in support of petition for letters of administration intestate
 1 file(s)  2795 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 4 – Affidavit in support of petition for proof of oral will.
 1 file(s)  560 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download
Form 3- Affidavit in support of petition for probate or for letters of administration with written will annexed.
 1 file(s)  5738 downloads
Family Court Matters March 26, 2018 Download

 

COURT OF APPEAL JUDGES

  1. Mr. Justice William Ouko – President Court of Appeal –  NAIROBI
  2. Mr. Justice E. M. Githinji – NAIROBI
  3. Mr. Justice Philip N. Waki – NAIROBI
  4. Mr. Justice A. R. M. Visram – MALINDI
  5. Lady Justice R. Nambuye – NYERI
  6. Lady Justice Wanjiru Karanja – NAIROBI
  7. Lady Justice Martha K. Koome – NAIROBI
  8. Lady Justice H. M. Okwengu  – NAIROBI
  9. Mr. Justice M. Warsame (Commissioner to the JSC) – NAIROBI
  10. Mr. Justice M.S.A. Makhandia – KISUMU
  11. Mr. Justice Daniel K. Musinga – NYERI
  12. Mr. Justice Patrick O. Kiage – KISUMU
  13. Mr. Justice S. Gatembu Kairu – MALINDI
  14. Mr. Justice Kathurima M’inoti – Director JTI, NAIROBI
  15. Lady Justice Agnes K. Murgor   – MALINDI
  16. Lady Justice Fatuma Sichale   – NAIROBI
  17. Lady Justice Jamila Mohammed – NAIROBI
  18. Mr. Justice (Prof) James Odek – KISUMU
  19. Mr. Justice Sankale Ole Kantai – NAIROBI

 

 

 

Retired Court of Appeal Judges 

  1. Hon. Mr Justice John Mwera
  2. Hon. Justice Mr. Festus Azangalala
  3. Hon. Justice Mr. George B. M. Kariuki

Court of Appeal Contacts

Court of Appeal, Nairobi

P.O Box 30187

00100

Nairobi

Email: courtofappealnrb@court.go.ke

courtofappealnrb@gmail.com

 

Court of Appeal, Nyeri

P.O Box 70

Nyeri

Email: nyericourtofappeal@court.go.ke

 

Court of Appeal, Kisumu

P.O Box 126

Kisumu

Email: courtofappealksm@court.go.ke

 

Court of Appeal, Malindi

P.O Box 2

Malindi

Email: courtofappealmld@court.go.ke

 

Nakuru, Court of Appeal Registry

P.O. Box 61

Nakuru

Email: courtofappealnkr@court.go.ke

 

Eldoret, Court of Appeal Registry

P.O. Box 141

Eldoret

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