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Torrance Courthouse
  Courthouse  
Southwest District
Torrance Courthouse
825 Maple Ave.
Torrance, CA 90503
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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
Accessible Office Telephone Hours   Mon - Fri
8:30 am - 10:30 am
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
   
Alternate Public Defender View website for more information.   Not located inside this courthouse.  
Cafeteria     FLOOR 1  
Child Support Services Department View website for more information.   Not located inside this courthouse.  
Civil       (310) 222-6500
Civil Filings       (310) 222-6500
Criminal       (310) 222-6500
Criminal
  • Certifications
      (310) 222-6500
Criminal
  • Judgment
      (310) 222-6500
District Attorney View website for more information.      
Domestic Violence Clinic     Inglewood Courthouse  
Family Court Services
  • Mediation
Court mediators help parents develop a custody and visitation plan for their children.
 
Schedule a mediation appointment.
By Appointment ROOM 330 (310) 222-8881
Family Court Services
  • Evaluation
Court evaluators assess and recommend parenting plans.
By Court Order   (213) 893-2096
Family Court Services Mandatory parent education class.
 
View website for more information.
On-Line Service only
Hours vary    
Family Law
  • Defaults / Dismissals
      (310) 222-6500
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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  OUTSIDE
DEPT J
(310) 222-6500
FAX Filings
  • General Civil (except Personal Injury) and Family Law
      (310) 782-7326 FAX
Family Law       (310) 222-6500
Law Library   Mon - Fri
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
ROOM 110
FLOOR 1
(310) 222-8816
Probation Department View website for more information.   Not located inside this courthouse.  
Public Defender View website for more information.   Not located inside this courthouse.  
Self Help Center This walk-in clinic offers individuals who are representing themselves legal information, assistance in preparing legal forms, guidance on a variety of Civil matters, including evictions, divorces and paternity actions, civil harassment and domestic violence. Referrals to private attorneys or legal services programs are provided as needed.
 
This center is a collaboration between Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, Neighborhood Legal Services, Los Angeles County, and Los Angeles Superior Court.
 
View Neighborhood Legal Services website for more information.  
 
View Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles website for more information.
Mon - Thu
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Fri
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Noon only
   
Sheriff Department
  • Civil Management Unit Public Information Line
Handles Civil process and non-emergency matters.
    (310) 222-3345
Traffic     TRAFFIC TRAILER
(Two buildings west of the main courthouse)
(310) 222-6500
Traffic Night Court Call to schedule a date. 2nd Wed   (213) 742-8860
Courtroom Schedules
Proceeding Type Information Hours Location Phone
Civil
  • Defaults / Dismissals
      (310) 222-6500
Civil
  • Ex-Parte
  Mon - Fri
8:30 am
Assigned courtrooms  
Civil
  • General
Trial courtroom   DEPT A (310) 222-8851
Civil
  • General (except Personal Injury) Civil Law Motion
Call courtroom to reserve hearing date   DEPT B (310) 222-8828
Civil
  • General
Trial courtroom   DEPT E (310) 222-8871
Civil
  • General
Trial courtroom   DEPT 11 (310) 222-8836
Civil
  • General (except Personal Injury) Civil Law Motion
Call courtroom to reserve hearing date   DEPT M (310) 222-8872
Criminal
  • Bench Warrants
Bring all paperwork that relates to your case. Mon - Fri
8:15 am
 
If you were arrested in the city of Torrance, you must appear only on:
Tue, Fri
8:30 am.
 
If you were arrested in the city of Redondo Beach, you must appear only on:
Tue
8:30 am.
ROOM 170  
Criminal
  • Expungement Motions
File your petition and your proof of service with the Prosecuting Attorney by mail. Forms are available at this office.
View Expungement information.
  ROOM 170  
Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Orders Even# Cases - Dept H
 
Odd# Case - Dept J
Mon - Fri
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
DEPT H
ROOM 180
 
DEPT J
ROOM 560
 
Civil Harassment Temporary Restraining Orders Even# Cases - Dept H
 
Odd# Case - Dept J
Mon - Fri
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
DEPT H
ROOM 180
 
DEPT J
ROOM 560
 
Family Law
  • Order to Show Cause
Even# Cases - Dept H
 
Odd# Case - Dept J
Mon - Fri
8:30 am
DEPT SW-H
 
DEPT SW-J
 
Traffic Night Court
  • Arraignments
  2nd Wed