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Where Do I File My Case?

Cases are assigned to individual courthouses pursuant to Los Angeles Superior Court Local Rule 2.3. The following criteria are used to determine where a case should be filed:

  • The defendant lived within the judicial district at the commencement of the action.
  • The contract was entered into or to be performed in the judicial district.
  • The accident or injury (tort) occurred in the judicial district.
  • The real property in dispute is located in the judicial district.

To find the courthouse where you can file your case, use the Filing Court Locator and enter your city/community or zip code.


For more information about Civil Division Rules, go to Los Angeles Superior Court Court Rules.

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