On Monday, November 15, 2021, e-filing will be MANDATORY for all attorneys in the Los Angeles Superior Court for Family Law Cases. It will be OPTIONAL for self-represented litigants.
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File on an Existing Case in the Los Angeles Family Superior Court, electronically serve the accepted documents to parties and/or attorneys.
Initiate a New Case in the Los Angeles Family Superior Court, electronically serve or mail the accepted documents to parties and/or attorneys.
An attorney who doesn’t live, work, or conduct regular business in California may use our e-filing application to either Apply for Pro Hac Vice or Renew it.
On filings where the estimated fees are unusually high, the e-filing system will prompt the filer to contact customer support for approval before it allows the filing to be submitted.
Starting on Monday, September 20, 2021, e-filing is mandatory for all attorneys in the Los Angeles Superior Court for Complex Civil Cases (CRC 2.253(b)). It is OPTIONAL for self-represented litigants (CRC 2.253(b)(2)-(3)).
These instructions are to File on an Existing Complex Civil Case in the Los Angeles Civil Courts—meaning this case already exists in the court system.
These instructions are for initiating a new Complex Civil Case in the Los Angeles Superior Courts
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.
If you find that the Los Angeles Civil Court has overcharged you for a specific filing, the court requests you fill out a REQUEST FOR REFUND, and submit it in paper at the court location.