Los Angeles Superior Court

Information about filing court documents in Los Angeles County, California

Services

eFiling Civil Limited (Mandatory)
Maximum file size: 120 MB per document / Unlimited per transaction
 Civil Unlimited (Mandatory)
Maximum file size: 120 MB per document / Unlimited per transaction
 Civil Complex (Mandatory)
Maximum file size: 200 MB per document / Unlimited per transaction
 Probate (Mandatory)
Maximum file size: 25 MB per document / 35 MB total
 Family (Mandatory)
Maximum file size: 25 MB per document / 35 MB total
Los Angeles Probate and Family Law Courts use eFileCA. Learn more>>
eService Available (Where eFiling is mandatory CA Rules of Court require that—with the exception of documents that must be personally served—documents be eServed)
Physical Filing
Maximum file size: 25 MB per document / Unlimited per total transaction
Small Claims
Documents that are exempt from eFiling.
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Maximum file size: 25 MB per document / Unlimited total
Available (learn more about courtesy copy requirements in Los Angeles>>)

Court locations

Court address Services
Alhambra Courthouse
(North East Limited)
150 West Commonwealth
Alhambra, CA 91801
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Bellflower Courthouse
(South East Limited, Los Cerritos)
10025 East Flower Street
Bellflower, CA 90706
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Burbank Courthouse
(North Central District)
300 East Olive Ave.
Burbank, CA 91502
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Chatsworth Courthouse
(North Valley District)
9425 Penfield Avenue
Chatsworth, CA 91311
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$40
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$40
Compton Courthouse
(South Central District)
200 West Compton Blvd.
Compton, CA 90220
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Downey Courthouse
(South East Limited)
7500 East Imperial Highway
Downey, CA 90242
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
El Monte Courthouse
(East Limited, Rio Honda)
11234 East Valley Blvd.
El Monte, CA 91731
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Glendale Courthouse
(North Central District)
600 East Broadway
Glendale, CA 91206
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Inglewood Courthouse
(South West Limited)
One Regent Street
Inglewood, CA 90301
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Michael D. Antonovich Antelope Valley Courthouse
(North District)
42011 4th Street West
Lancaster, CA 93534
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Central Civil West Courthouse
600 South Commonwealth Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90005
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
Stanley Mosk Courthouse
(Central District)
111 North Hill Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
Norwalk Courthouse
(South East District)
12720 Norwalk Blvd.
Norwalk, CA 90650
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Pasadena Courthouse
(North East District)
300 East Walnut Street
Pasadena, CA 91101
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Pomona Courthouse South
(East District)
400 Civic Center Plaza
Pomona, CA 91766
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Santa Monica Courthouse
(West District)
1725 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$40
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$40
Torrance Courthouse
(South West District)
825 Maple Avenue
Torrance, CA 90503
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Van Nuys Courthouse East
(North West District)
6230 Sylmar Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91401
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
West Covina Courthouse
(East Limited, Citrus)
1427 West Covina Parkway
West Covina, CA 91790
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Whittier Courthouse
(South East District, Family Law)
7339 South Painter Avenue
Whittier, CA 90602
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Spring Street Courthouse
312 North Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse
(Long Beach)
275 Magnolia Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90802
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery same court day)

Useful resources

FAQs

Which documents are exempt from eFiling?

In Civil case types:

  • Peremptory challenges or challenges for cause of a judicial officer pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure Sections 170.6 or 170.3
  • Bonds/undertaking documents
  • Trial and evidentiary hearing exhibits Page 2 of 11
  • Any ex parte application filed concurrently with a new complaint, including those that will be assigned to the Writs and Receivers departments in the Stanley Mosk Courthouse.
  • Documents submitted conditionally under seal. The actual motion or application shall be electronically filed. A courtesy copy of the electronically filed motion or application to submit documents conditionally under seal must be provided with the documents submitted conditionally under seal and delivered directly to the courtroom to which the case is assigned.

As of June 11, 2020. Review the full list>>

In Probate case types:
  • Peremptory challenges or challenges for cause of a judicial officer
  • Testamentary instruments (wills and codicils), letters, original trust documents, bond/undertaking documents
  • Trial and hearing exhibits
  • Documents filed in civil cases that are related for handling in the probate division
  • Lodged documents
  • Pace forms for Appointment or Reimbursement

As of June 11, 2020. Review the full list>>

In Family Law case types:

  • Peremptory challenges or challenges for cause of a judicial officer pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure Sections 170.6 or 170.3
  • Bonds/undertaking documents 
  • Trial and evidentiary hearing exhibits 
  • Documents submitted conditionally under seal. 
    • The actual motion or application shall be electronically filed. 
    • A courtesy copy of the electronically filed motion or application to submit documents conditionally under seal must be provided with the documents submitted conditionally under seal and delivered directly to the courtroom to which the case is assigned 
  • Judgments and supporting documents with self-addressed, stamped envelopes
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Order of Support (QDROS) and supporting documents with self-addressed, stamped envelopes 

As of November 15, 2021. Review the full list>>

How can I eFile proposed orders?

Submit your proposed order to Los Angeles Superior Court as a PDF. 

If it is accompanying a motion, application, or other documents, proposed orders need to be submitted as a separate document within the same transaction.

Your signed order will be returned electronically and can be viewed, downloaded, and/or printed from your One Legal account. (Signed proposed orders in Family Law case types will be returned via U.S. mail.)

See eFiling requirement #48>>

How do I schedule a motion? (Civil)

Motions must be scheduled using the court's Court Reservation System, where you can select your preferred dates.

Learn more>>

What ZIP code should I enter in my case initiation?

When initiating a case in Los Angeles Civil case types, the court requires a ZIP code to indicate the filing location.

Step 1: Check Step 4 of your completed Civil Cover Addendum for the relevant ZIP code.

Step 2: Go to http://www.lacourt.org/filinglocatornet/ui/filingsearch.aspx?CT=CI

Step 3: Enter the ZIP code and click Search

Step 4: Find the Court Location and case type that applies to the Complaint case type. 

Step 5: Select this court location when starting your eFiling.

Note: Make sure to indicate the same court's address on the caption pages or the clerk will reject them.  

What other requirements does LASC have for eFiling?

You can read about additional recommendations for this Court in our Los Angeles Superior Court section.

Or review the Court's website:



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