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.
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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.
Filing 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.
Self-represented litigants are not mandated to electronically file documents in the Los Angeles Civil Courts.
If the Los Angeles County Superior Court grants a litigant a fee waiver on the case they are filing into, then upon clicking the confirm fee calculation link at the bottom of the filing, the system will show $0.00 in fees.
These instructions are to Initiate a New Case in the Los Angeles Civil Courts—meaning this case is brand new, and does not exist yet in any court.