Los Angeles Superior Court

Los Angeles County


Contact: Public Information Office 213-974-5227

Acting Public Information Officer: Mary Hearn

NOTICE TO            




March 9, 2012





family law filings/hearings to

 pasadena and van nuys courthouses


         Effective Monday, April 2, 2012, all new family law filings and hearings formerly within the jurisdiction of the North Central District - Burbank Courthouse, shall be filed and scheduled for hearing at either the Pasadena Courthouse (Northeast District) located at 300 E. Walnut Street, Pasadena, CA. 91340, or the Van Nuys East Courthouse (Northwest District), 6230 Sylmar Avenue, Van Nuys, 91401.


         Filing location will be determined by zip code. Please refer to the attached zip code list or use the ‘Filing Court Locator’ found on the Los Angeles Superior Court’s website, www.lasuperiorcourt.org, under the ‘About the Court’ and ‘Locations’ tabs.   


         All family law cases filed prior to April 2, 2012, at the Burbank Courthouse will be heard at the Pasadena Courthouse regardless of zip code.  


         As of April 2, 2012, all hearings currently scheduled in Department NC-C at the Burbank Courthouse will be heard on the same date and time at the Pasadena Courthouse.  Notice will be given.


For additional information, please call (626) 356-5689.    





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Pursuant to the General Orders signed by Presiding Judge Lee Smalley Edmon on March 5, 2012, new family law cases within the jurisdiction of the North Central District will be filed at either the Pasadena or Van Nuys East Courthouses according to zip code as follows:


Northeast – Pasadena Courthouse


91011                           Pasadena

91020                           Pasadena

91040                           Pasadena (if city is Sunland, Shadow Hills, or Angeles National


91042-91043                  Pasadena

91046                           Pasadena

91201 -91210                 Pasadena

91214                           Pasadena

91221                           Pasadena

91226                           Pasadena

91342                           Pasadena (if city is Angeles National Forest, Kagel Canyon or

Lake View Terrace east of Osborne)

91352                           Pasadena (if city is Sun Valley)

91501 -91507                 Pasadena

91510                           Pasadena


Note: Cases with these zip code locations are filed at the San Fernando Courthouse:


91040                           San Fernando (if city is Hansen Dam or Hansen Lake)

91342                           San Fernando (if city is Olive View, San Fernando, Sylmar, Sylmar~Square or Lake View Terrace west of Osborne)

91352                           San Fernando (if city is Los Angeles)


Northwest – Van Nuys East


91601-91602                  Van Nuys East

91604-91607                  Van Nuys East

91610                           Van Nuys East

91614-91617                  Van Nuys East

91423                           Van Nuys East


Filing information can also be found using the “Filing Court Locator” on the LASC website at www.lasuperiorcourt.org