When initiating a complaint or petition in Los Angeles Civil Courts, you may submit a fee waiver application at the same time in the same envelope.
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Hearing Dates for motions in non-Complex Unlimited Civil, Limited Civil Collections, and non-Collections cases in Los Angeles can only be scheduled using the Case Reservation System (CRS).
If you select the wrong court location when you e-file a document, the court will reject the filing, and our system will electronically notify you of the rejection. You can then resubmit the filing with the proper filing location.
Upon acceptance of a case initiation filing, the Los Angeles Civil Courts assigns a case number and judicial officer. This information appears on the top of the first page of the document.
The Los Angeles Civil Courts utilizes a filing stamp “ribbon”. This ribbon appears at the top of the first page of the accepted document.
A transaction is the filing of a document, or group of documents, in one single submission through the electronic filing system. Our system refers to it by filing ID.
iling parties may view documents submitted immediately through our system.
Absent a fee waiver, court-appointed attorneys must pay all applicable fees for all filings.
E-filing is not the same as fax filing or eDelivery. For e-filing, you must use an electronic filing service provider (EFSP), and submit your documents over the internet. The Court will retire fax filing eDelivery for civil documents upon the implementation of efiling.
The Los Angeles Civil Courts have excluded the following documents from E-filing. These documents can be submitted for filing in the Clerk’s Office of the Civil Division between the office hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or by mail.