Court Document Order System · Frequently Asked Questions

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Court Document Order System · Frequently Asked Questions
What is Court Document Order System?
What is required to use Court Document Order System?
What information do I need to order court documents using this site?
How much does it cost?
Can I pay with a check?
May I pay in advance for multiple orders?
Is this site secure?
Can I save an incomplete order and return to it later?
What can I expect after submitting my order via this site?

Q: What is Court Document Order System?
A: The Court Document Order System web site lets you order divorce judgments that have been imaged by the court.

Q: What is required to use Court Document Order System?
A: To use the Court Document Order web site, you need the following:

  • MS Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.x or higher (with pop-up windows enabled)
  • A printer

Q: What information do I need to order court documents using this site?
A: To use the Court Document Order web site, you need the following:

  • The case number
  • A valid credit card (Visa, Master Card or Discover) issued to a United States Billing address

Q: How much does it cost?
A: Please refer to the Fee Schedule on this site.

Q: Can I pay with a check?
A: No. To use this web site, you must pay for all required fees with a valid credit card (currently Visa, MasterCard or Discover).

Q: May I pay in advance for multiple orders?
A: No. Each order must be charged individually.

Q: Is this site secure?
A: The Los Angeles Superior Court maintains a high standard of security on its web site. This site uses a full 128-bit encryption, ensuring that confidential information, e.g., names, passwords, credit card numbers, etc., remains secure.

Q: Can I save an incomplete order and return to it later?
A: No. Each order must be completed once the order process is started, otherwise you will have to start the process again.

Q: What can I expect after submitting my order via this site?
A: After you complete the questions on this web site and submit your order electronically, your credit card will be charged for the total fee amount of the order. The Court will display an Order Receipt as confirmation of your payment and order. Print the receipt for your records. The Court will mail out your requested document within 3 business days. It is your responsibility to check the status of your order as the Court will not send notification of rejected orders. You can check the status of your order by clicking the "View Order Status" link on the homepage of the Court Document Order System.