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Stanley Mosk Courthouse
  Courthouse  
Central District
Stanley Mosk Courthouse on Hill St.
111 North Hill St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

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    Central District
Stanley Mosk Courthouse on Grand Ave.
110 North Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

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Two directories available are the Office/Service Directory and the Courtroom Schedules.

Office/Service Directory
Office/Service Information Hours Location Phone
Administration
  • Courts Coordinator
Handles Civil matters including Judicial Assignments and distribution of cases.   ROOM 544H
FLOOR 5
(213) 974-5408
Administration
  • Courts Coordinator
Handles Criminal matters.   Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center  
 
ROOM 13-305
(213) 974-5511
Administration
  • Electronic Recording Monitor Office
    ROOM 117
FLOOR 1
(213) 974-6545
Administration
  • Human Resource
      (213) 974-5224
Administration
  • Judicial Assignments
    ROOM 544H
FLOOR 5
(213) 974-5408
Administration
  • Revenue Management Office
    ROOM 119
FLOOR 1
(213) 974-5147
Administration
  • Volunteer, Intern & Extern Program
      (213) 893-2373
Adoptions and Abandonment Unit     Edmund D. Edelman Children's Court  
Alternative Dispute Resolution Assists with arbitration and mediation.
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  ROOM 113
FLOOR 1
(213) 974-5425
(213) 633-5115 FAX
Appeals Handles appeals from Superior Court to the District Court of Appeal.   ROOM 111
FLOOR 1
(213) 974-5237
Appeals Handles appeals from Civil Limited court cases to the Superior Court.   DEPT 70
ROOM 607
FLOOR 6
(213) 974-5791
Appellate Division Superior Court     DEPT 70
ROOM 607
FLOOR 6
(213) 974-5791
Archives & Records Center The price for copies of record is $0.50 per page. Certified copies of documents may be obtained for $15.00 per document. Certified copies of Judgments of Dissolution of Marriage are $15.00 per document. If you do not have the case number, a search fee of $15.00 will be charged to find the case number for you if the search takes longer than 10 minutes. We will need the name and approximate filing date of the case.
The Records Processing Unit, including the Microfilm Library, provide support service to the Superior Court and to the public for the courts files and documents stored in hard form and on microfilm in the County Records Center. The unit processes copy requests, certifications, exemplifications, document entries and inquiries for the Registers of Actions stored in the facility.
 
Copies of files and documents may be purchased between
8:30 am - 4:10 pm.
Mon - Fri
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Hall of Records
222 North Hill St.
Los Angeles,
CA 90012
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ROOM 212
FLOOR 2
(213) 974-1195
(213) 974-1196
Archives & Records Center
  • Certifications / Exemplifications
Helps you check on the status on your mail request.   Hall of Records
ROOM 110
FLOOR 1
(213) 974-3580
Archives & Records Center
  • Cost bills
    Hall of Records
ROOM 212
FLOOR 2
(213) 893-0809
Archives & Records Center
  • Dismissals
    Hall of Records
ROOM 212
FLOOR 2
(213) 893-0809
Archives & Records Center
  • Hard Form Files
    Hall of Records
ROOM 212
FLOOR 2
(213) 974-1196
Archives & Records Center
  • Index
Handles criminal cases from 1880 to 1955 and handles non-criminal cases from 1880 to 1965.   Hall of Records
ROOM 212
FLOOR 2
(213) 974-1195
(213) 974-1196
Archives & Records Center
  • Judgment Renewals
Handles renewals of Judgments ($20.00).   Hall of Records
ROOM 212
FLOOR 2
(213) 893-0809
Archives & Records Center
  • Register of Actions
    Hall of Records
ROOM 212
FLOOR 2
(213) 974-1195
(213) 974-1196
Archives & Records Center
  • Microfilm Library
Handles microfilm files.   Hall of Records
ROOM 110
FLOOR 1
(213) 974-3594
Archives & Records Center
  • Micrographics
    Hall of Records
ROOM 111
FLOOR 1
(213) 974-3594
Archives & Records Center
  • Original records
Original records of cases filed in the Los Angeles County Court and District Court between years 1850 to 1879 are stored at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California. Questions regarding access to these records should be directed to the Curator.
View website for more information.
    (626) 405-2203
Archives & Records Center
  • Records Storage
    Hall of Records
ROOM 310
FLOOR 3
(213) 974-1195
(213) 974-1196
Archives & Records Center
  • Remittiturs
    Hall of Records
ROOM 212
FLOOR 2
(213) 893-0809
Archives & Records Center
  • Writs / Abstracts
Handles the Judgment Unit processes Writs of Execution ($15.00) and Abstracts of Judgments ($15.00).   Hall of Records
ROOM 212
FLOOR 2
(213) 893-0809
Cafeteria     FLOOR 9 (213) 974-1696
Certifications and Copies of Court Records   Telephone Hours:
8:30 am - 10:30 am
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ROOM 112
FLOOR 1
(213) 974-5192
Child Advocates Office     Edmund D. Edelman Children's Court  
Child Support Services Department View website for more information.   Not located inside this courthouse.  
Civil Recording provides general information.     (213) 974-5155
Civil
  • Defaults
  Telephone Hours:
8:30 am - 10:30 am
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ROOM 118
FLOOR 1
(213) 974-7923
Civil
  • Exhibits
  Telephone Hours:
8:30 am - 10:30 am
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ROOM 325A
FLOOR 3
(213) 974-5188
Civil
  • FAX Filings
Civil FAX Filings only.   ROOM 102
FLOOR 1
(213) 625-3244 FAX
Civil
  • Files of Current Cases (Records)
  Telephone Hours:
8:30 am - 10:30 am
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ROOM 112
FLOOR 1
(213) 974-5181
Civil
  • Filings of Cases
  Telephone Hours:
8:30 am - 10:30 am
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ROOM 102
FLOOR 1
(213) 974-5195
Civil
  • Forms
  Telephone Hours:
8:30 am - 10:30 am
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ROOM 112
FLOOR 1
(213) 893-1054
Civil
  • Index (Case Name/Number)
Handles all Civil Superior Court cases. Telephone Hours:
8:30 am - 10:30 am
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ROOM 106
FLOOR 1
(213) 974-5175
Civil
  • Judgments
  Telephone Hours:
8:30 am - 10:30 am
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ROOM 118
FLOOR 1
(213) 974-7923
Civil
  • Legal Aid
LA County Legal Aid Foundation provides Civil Legal Aid information.
View website for more information.
  Not located inside this courthouse.  
Civil
  • Register of Actions
Handles Central District Civil cases.
No register information will be given over the phone.
  ROOM 106
FLOOR 1
 
Civil Limited
  • Unlawful Detainer
  • FAX Filings
Handles Post Judgment Unlawful Detainer and Calendar Unit.   ROOM 118
FLOOR 1
(213) 625-7025 FAX
Civil Unlimited
  • Appeal Transcripts
    ROOM 111
FLOOR 1
(213) 974-5238
Civil Unlimited
  • Transfers / Reclassification
  Telephone Hours:
8:30 am - 10:30 am
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ROOM 102
FLOOR 1
(213) 893-0190
Conservatorship Clinic This free clinic is open to the public who need assistance in a conservatorship action or with alternatives to conservatorships and elder abuse restraining orders.
 
On a first-come, first-served basis.
 
NOTE: The clinic helps low-income individuals on a first-come basis. You should plan to arrive early. The clinic assists in filling out forms and in giving information about the process of obtaining a conservatorship or an elder abuse restraining order.
 
The clinics do not act as your attorney and will not represent you in court.
Mon, Tue, Thu
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
RESOURCE CENTER
ROOM 426
FLOOR 4
 
Court Reporters Office   Telephone Hours:
8:30 am - 10:30 am
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ROOM 234
FLOOR 2
(213) 974-6174
Criminal
  • Bail / Bond
    Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center  
Criminal
  • Case Files
    Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center File Section
 
Criminal
  • Interpreters
    Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center  
 
ROOM 234
FLOOR 2
(213) 974-5448
Criminal
  • Exhibits
    Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center  
 
ROOM B-316
BASEMENT
 
Criminal
  • Register of Actions
    Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center  
Domestic Violence Clinic Barristers Domestic Violence
Project assists with requests for restraining orders for victims of domestic violence.
View website for more information.  
 
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles operates the Toll Family Law Counseling Center and provides immediate legal assistance to low-income persons concerning:
- Child Abduction
- Child Custody &Visitation
- Child Support
- Divorce
- Domestic Violence
No appointments. First come, first served basis.
View website for more information.
     
Domestic Violence Restraining Order Information Line Recording provides detailed information on how to obtain the restraining order form packet and how to file them.     (213) 974-5587
Family Law     ROOM 426
FLOOR 4
(213) 893-9754
Family Law
  • Clerk's Office
  Office hours 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
 
Telephone Hours
Mon - Fri 8:30 - 10:30 am and
1:30 - 3:30 pm except Court
holidays.
ROOM 426
FLOOR 4
(213) 974-5568
Family Court Services
  • Mediation
Court mediators help parents develop a custody and visitation plan for their children.
 
Schedule a mediation appointment.
By Appointment ROOM 241
FLOOR 2
(213) 974-5524
Ext 3
Family Court Services
  • Evaluation
Court evaluators assess and recommend parenting plans.
By Court Order   (213) 893-2096
Family Court Services
  • Our Children First
Mandatory parent education class.
 
View details.
Approximately 1 hour. Available 24 hours a day. ONLINE (213) 974-5524
Family Law
  • FAX Filings
    ROOM 426
FLOOR 4
(213) 633-1955 FAX
Family Law
  • Files of Current Cases
  Telephone Hours:
8:30 am - 10:30 am
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ROOM 112
FLOOR 1
(213) 974-5181
Family Law
  • Filings of Cases
    ROOM 426
FLOOR 4
(213) 974-5568
Family Law
  • Forms
    ROOM 426
FLOOR 4
(213) 974-5568
Family Law
  • Judgments
The voice mail message informs the caller of the filing date of judgments/defaults currently being processed.   ROOM 426
FLOOR 4
(213) 974-1472
Family Law
  • Register of Actions
No register information will be given over the phone.   ROOM 106
FLOOR 1
 
Family Law Facilitator Office Gives free help to people who need help filling out forms for child support, spousal support and health insurance. This office only deals with Child Support Services Department Family Law cases. This office does not give legal advice or represent a party in a particular action.
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  ROOM 426
FLOOR 4
(213) 974-5004
Family Law Information Center Family Law Information Center (FLIC) is staffed with a Paralegal and/or Office Assistant.
 
FLIC shares office space with the Family Law Facilitator Office. The Family Law Facilitator Office staff can assist litigants with questions related to child support, spousal support and health insurance issues in LA County cases.
Center Help Hours:
Mon - Wed
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
 
Telephone Hours:
(General questions)
Tue
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fri
8:30 am - 10:30 am
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Calls will be answered as staff is available.
ROOM 426
FLOOR 4
(213) 893-9754
Family Law Information Center
  • Forms
Packets with instructions and blank forms, selected forms and referral list are available to pick up during the hours listed on the right.
 
Due to funding restrictions, FLIC staff is not available during these hours to provide litigants with any assistance or answer any questions.
Form Pick Up Hours:
Mon - Wed
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
 
Fri
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
   
Family Law Information Center
  • Table
Litigants can use tables inside the FLIC to complete their forms. Table space is available on a first-come basis. Mon - Fri
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
 
Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
   
Guardianship Clinic Arrive by 9:00 am.
 
On a first-come, first-served basis.
 
You do not need a Guardianship packet from the forms window if you attending the clinic in this courthouse.
 
The clinic helps low-income individuals on a first-come basis. The clinic does not have a phone number nor do they make reservations. Individuals do not need a Guardianship packet from the forms window if attending the clinic in the Central District. The clinic does not act as your attorney and does will not represent you.
Mon - Wed
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
 
Arrive by 9:00 am
ROOM 230
FLOOR 2
 
LA County
  • Counsel
  Mon - Fri
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration
500 W Temple St.
Los Angeles,
CA 90012
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(213) 974-1811
LA County
  • Law Library
View website for more information.   Not located inside this courthouse.  
Mental Health     Mental Health Courthouse  
Probate There are no probate (clearing) attorney office hours. To clear Probate Notes, filed documents must be submitted to Room 429 (faxed documents are not accepted), within the time frames set forth in Rule 4.14(a) of LASC Local Rules.
You may contact the Probate Attorney whose E-Mail address appears at the end of the Probate Notes, subject to compliance with all conditions governing the use of Interactive E-Mail.
E-Mail Parameters for Probate Notes are available on this site.
Office Hours:
Mon - Fri
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
 
8:00 am - 8:30 am
For ex-partes only.
 
Fees must be
posted in Room 429
prior to 8:30 am.
 
Telephone Hours
8:30 am - 10:30 am
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ROOM 429
FLOOR 4
(213) 974-5471
Probate
  • Files of Current Cases(Imaged Documents)
  Telephone Hours:
8:30 am - 10:30 am
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ROOM 112
FLOOR 1
(213) 974-5181
Probate
  • Filings of Cases
  Office Hours:
Mon - Fri
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
 
8:00 am - 8:30 am
For ex-partes only.
 
Telephone Hours
8:30 am - 10:30 am
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ROOM 429
FLOOR 4
(213) 974-5220
Probate
  • Forms
Los Angeles Superior Court Forms  
 
Judicial Council Forms
  ROOM 429
FLOOR 4
 
Probate
  • Bond Services
Bond Services is not operated by the courthouse.     (213) 628-2970
Probate Investigator Supervisor       (213) 974-5859
Sheriff Department Handles Bailiff's Bureau matters.
  ROOM 628B
FLOOR 6
(213) 974-4809
Sheriff Department Handles Civil process matters.
  ROOM 525
FLOOR 5
(213) 974-6613
Small Claims & Small Claims Appeals Handles all Small Claims & Small Claims Appeals matters Office Hours:
Mon - Fri
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
 
Telephone Hours:
8:30 am - 10:30 am
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ROOM 113
FLOOR 1
(213) 974-8944
Small Claims
  • FAX Filings
Handles all filings by Facsimile Transmissions (See online instructions for fees and effective date of filing.) ROOM 113
FLOOR 1
(213) 617-1835 FAX
Snack Bar     FLOOR 1  
Snack Bar     FLOOR 2  
Snack Bar     FLOOR 4  
Traffic Juvenile Also known as Informal Juvenile & Traffic Court.
 
Recording provides general information.
  Metropolitan Courthouse  
 
ROOM 808
(213) 744-4155
Wills     ROOM 118
FLOOR 1
(213) 974-5230
Courtroom Schedules
Proceeding Type Information Hours Location Phone
Civil
  • Ex-Parte Calendars
a) To pay filing fee.
 
b) It is recommended that files be ordered for ex-parte matters by 4:30 pm the previous court day either in person or by calling the office.
 
c) To order a file for delivery to the courtroom, go to the Clerks office.
8:30 am Civil ex-parte matters are heard in the departments to which the cases are assigned.  
Civil
  • Ex-Parte Hearings
a) To pay filing fee.
 
b) It is recommended that files be ordered for ex-parte matters by 4:30 pm the previous court day either in person or by calling the office.
 
c) To order a file for delivery to the courtroom, go to the Clerks office.
8:30 am Civil ex-parte matters are heard in the departments to which the cases are assigned.  
Civil Unlimited
  • Defaults
  8:30 am - 12:00 pm
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
DEPT 90A (213) 974-5475
Civil Unlimited
  • Ex-Parte Hearings
a) To pay filing fee.
 
b) It is recommended that files be ordered for ex-parte matters by 4:30 pm the previous court day either in person or by calling the office.
 
c) To order a file for delivery to the courtroom, go to the Clerks office.
Clerk's offices will accept fees and file orders between 8:00 am and 8:30 am for ex parte matters only.
 
Telephone Hours:
8:30 am - 10:30 am
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm 
 
It is recommended that files be ordered for ex-parte matters by 4:30 pm the previous court day either in person or by calling the office.
ROOM 112
FLOOR 1
(213) 974-5181
Civil Unlimited
  • Fee Waivers
  8:30 am - 12:00 pm
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
DEPT 90A (213) 974-5475
Civil Unlimited
  • Guardian Ad Litem Petitions
  8:30 am - 12:00 pm
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
DEPT 90A (213) 974-5475
Civil Unlimited
  • Name Changes
  8:30 am - 12:00 pm
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
DEPT 90A (213) 974-5475
Civil Unlimited
  • Supplemental Judgment Enforcement
  8:30 am - 12:00 pm
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
DEPT 90A (213) 974-5475