Los Angeles Superior Court

Information about filing court documents in Los Angeles County, California

COVID-19: Because of coronavirus restrictions, the Los Angeles County Superior Court is currently operating reduced services. We recommend consulting the court's website for additional information. 

Services

eFiling Civil Limited (Mandatory)
Maximum file size: 120 MB per document / Unlimited total
 Civil Unlimited (Mandatory)
Maximum file size: 120 MB per document / Unlimited total
 
Probate (Mandatory)
Maximum file size: 25 MB per document / 35 MB total
Los Angeles Probate Court uses eFileCA. Learn more>>
Physical Filing
Maximum file size: 25 MB per document / Unlimited total
 Civil Complex
Small Claims
Family
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 Research Unavailable at this time because of COVID-19 court access restrictions

Court locations

Court address Services
Alhambra Courthouse
150 West Commonwealth
Alhambra, CA 91801
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00

Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Bellflower Courthouse
10025 East Flower Street
Bellflower, CA 90706
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Burbank Courthouse
300 East Olive
Burbank, CA 91502
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Chatsworth Courthouse
9425 Penfield Avenue
Chatsworth, CA 91311
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$35.00
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$35.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Compton Courthouse
200 West Compton Blvd.
Compton, CA 90220
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Downey Courthouse
7500 East Imperial Highway
Downey, CA 90242
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
El Monte Courthouse
11234 East Valley Blvd.
El Monte, CA 91731
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Glendale Courthouse
600 East Broadway
Glendale, CA 91206
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Inglewood Courthouse
One Regent Street
Inglewood, CA 90301
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Michael D. Antonovich Antelope Valley Courthouse
42011 4th Street West
Lancaster, CA 93534
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$40.00
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$40.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
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 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Stanley Mosk Courthouse
111 North Hill Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Norwalk Courthouse
12720 Norwalk Blvd.
Norwalk, CA 90650
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Pasadena Courthouse
300 East Walnut Street
Pasadena, CA 91101
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Pomona Courthouse South
400 Civil Center Plaza
Pomona, CA 91766
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$30.00
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$30.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Santa Monica Courthouse
1725 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Torrance Courthouse
825 Maple Avenue
Torrance, CA 90503
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Van Nuys Courthouse East
6230 Sylmar Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91401
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
West Covina Courthouse
1427 West Covina Parkway
West Covina, CA 91790
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Whittier Courthouse
7339 South Painter Avenue
Whittier, CA 90602
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
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 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse
275 Magnolia
Long Beach, CA 90802
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$25.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions

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>>

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.

See eFiling requirement #48>>

How do I schedule a motion?

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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