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Los Angeles Superior Court - Central District - Felony

Address
Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center 210 W Temple St, Rm M-6 Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone
213-974-6141
Fax
213-617-1224
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor
Restricted Records
No adoption, juvenile, medical, probation or sealed records released
General Note
This court now handles felonies and misdemeanors; they can do misdemeanor searches for the Central District area of downtown LA, East LA, and Hollywood. Fax number above is for government agencies only. Clerk's office on 5th Fl, records on 2nd.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB, sex

Years Available

Criminal records on microfiche and index files since 1956, computerized misdemeanors since 1988; felonies since 1996

Record Retrieval Methods

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Civil Records

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Lancaster Superior Court - North District

Address
Michael D Antonovich Antelope Valley Courthouse 42011 4th St West Lancaster, CA 93534
Phone
661-974-7200
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic
Restricted Records
No probation reports released
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Formerly Antelope; includes Lancaster, City of Palmdale, and unincorporated County territory including Acton, Agua Dulce, Fairmont, Lake Hughes, Llano, Leona Valley, Littlerock, Pearblossom, Quartz Hill, Roosevelt, Green Valley, Big Pines, Lake Elizabeth

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: case number

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1989, index books since 1983. Records destroyed after 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Burbank Superior Court - North Central District

Address
300 E Olive Ave Burbank, CA 91502-1215
Fax
818-569-7413
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions, Eviction, Small Claims, Older Probate
Restricted Records
No probation reports released
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Small Claims now heard in Glendale Court.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1991, index files from 1983. Records destroyed after 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online, phone

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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San Fernando Superior Court - North Valley District

Address
900 3rd St, #1135 or #1137 San Fernando, CA 91340
Phone
818-898-2401 Admin.
Fax
818-837-7297
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No probation reports or arrest reports released
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Includes Granada Hills, Northridge, Chatsworth, Sunland, Tujunga, Pacoima, Mission Hills, Sylmar, Arleta, Lake View Terrace, Sun Valley, San Fernando. Court merged with Newhall Court to become North Valley Court. Traffic ph- 818-898-2405.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1988. Records destroyed after 10 yrs

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, online, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Hollywood Superior Court - Central District

Address
5925 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone
323-856-5747
Fax
323-962-6157
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor
Restricted Records
No probation, driver's license, medical, arrest report or confidential reports released
General Note
Handles high-grade and low-grade Misdemeanors for the Hollywood area. Fax number used strictly for business.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on computer go back 10 years, prior on microfiche.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Santa Clarita Superior Court - North Valley District

Address
23747 W Valencia Blvd Santa Clarita, CA 91355
Phone
661-253-7316
Fax
661-254-4107
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No probation, or police reports w/out court approval released.
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Formerly Newhall Sup. Ct. Includes Saugus, Canyon Country, Valencia, Santa Clarita and open area bound by Ventura County, Kern County line, Agua Dulce, and Glendale/Los Angeles city limits (south). Sm Claims phone- 661-253-7311/12. Traffic- 213-742-6648.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB

Years Available

Records on computer from 1991, indices from 1983. Records destroyed after 10 years, many records on microfiche.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Pasadena Superior Court - Northeast District

Address
300 E Walnut Ave Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone
626-356-5689
Fax
626-568-3903
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Civil Actions over $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate
Restricted Records
No probation reports released
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Includes cities of Pasadena, South Pasadena, San Marino, Sierra Madre and the area of Altadena. Traffic phone- 213-742-1928. Some older probate records may be found in the Burbank Court.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1991, index files from 1983.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Pomona Superior Court - North

Address
350 W Mission Blvd Pomona, CA 91766
Phone
909-802-9944
Fax
909-865-6767
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate
Restricted Records
No probation, mental health or police reports released
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Includes cities of West Covina, Covina, Baldwin Park There is another court in Pomona at 400 Civic Center that deals with criminal, civil, and probate matters.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1990, index files from 1983. Records destroyed after 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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El Monte Superior Court - East District

Address
11234 E Valley Blvd El Monte, CA 91731
Fax
626-444-9029
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
Will not release unlawful detainer for 60 days. No probation reports, med records, search warrants, rap sheet, CLETS's, transcripts or sealed records released.
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Includes cities of El Monte, South El Monte, La Puente, Rosemead and adjacent unincorporated county area.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1985, microfiche to 1980.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Torrance Superior Court - Southwest District

Address
825 Maple Ave Torrance, CA 90503-5058
Phone
310-222-6505, 222-6501 Admin.
Fax
310-783-5108
Hours
8:15AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil, Traffic, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate
Restricted Records
No probation reports, medical or psychiatric reports, criminal history rap sheets released.
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Includes cities of Torrance, Gardena, Rolling Hills/Estates, Manhattan Beach, Lomita, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes & Lawndale.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1991, index files from 1983. Records destroyed after 10 yrs

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name

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Whittier Superior Court - Southeast District

Address
7339 S Painter Ave Whittier, CA 90602
Fax
562-696-9285
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No probation reports released
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Includes cities of Whittier, Santa Fe Springs, Pico Rivera, La Habra Heights plus unincorporated territory in the Whittier area including areas designated as Los Nietos and South Whittier.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized since 1987

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Compton Superior Court - South Central District

Address
200 W Compton Blvd Compton, CA 90220
Phone
310-762-9100
Fax
310-223-5941
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM; clerks- 9-11AM, 2-4PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No complaint records released
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Includes cities of Carson, Compton, Lynwood, Paramount and unincorporated county areas around them. Civil Div- 9th Fl; Criminal in Rm 403. Probate was moved to the court in Norwalk.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1991, index files from 1983. Records destroyed after 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Downey Superior Court - Southeast District

Address
7500 E Imperial Hwy Downey, CA 90242
Fax
562-803-6392
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No adoption, juvenile, medical, probation or sealed records released
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Comprised of the cities of Downey, Norwalk, La Mirada. Sm Claims phone- 562-803-7054.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1989, on microfiche, archived, and index files

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Inglewood Superior Court - Southwest District

Address
1 Regent St Inglewood, CA 90301
Phone
310-419-5132
Fax
310-680-7053
Hours
8:15AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Restricted Records
No probation reports released
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Includes cities of Inglewood, Lennox and adjoining unincorporated area. Felony cases are only from these areas. Administration "clarification" fax-310-674-4862.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1991, index files from 1983. Records destroyed after 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Van Nuys Superior Court - West - Criminal

Address
14400 Erwin St Mall, Rm 200 Van Nuys, CA 91401
Phone
818-374-2903
Fax
818-904-0534
Hours
7:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor
Restricted Records
No probation reports or arrest reports released
General Note
Misdemeanors for that part of city known as Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys, Reseda, North Hollywood, Woodland Hills, Canoga Park, Tarzana, Porter Ranch, Winnetka and Panorama City.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, sex; also helpful: DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1991, index files from 1983.

Record Retrieval Methods

Phone, mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

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Southeast District Superior Court

Address
Bellflower Courthouse 10025 E Flower St Bellflower, CA 90706
Phone
562-804-8025
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No probation reports released
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Includes Artesia, Bellflower, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, Cerritos. Also includes Norwalk for criminal cases only. Sm claims phone- 562-804-8011.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1991, index files from 1983. Records destroyed after 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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East Los Angeles Superior Court - Central District

Address
4848 E Civic Center Way Los Angeles, CA 90022
Fax
323-780-3538
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Restricted Records
No probation reports released
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Includes cities of Montebello, Commerce, and adjacent unincorporated area bordering Monterey Park to north and Los Angeles to the west. Civil actions discontinued as of 5/2003. Court offers night court 2nd & 4th Monday each month. Traffic- 323-780-2086

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1991, index files from 1983. Records destroyed after 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Airport Superior Court - West District

Address
11701 S La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone
310-727-6020- Misdemeanors
Fax
310-727-0591
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor
Restricted Records
No probation reports released
General Note
New court in 2000; includes the areas of Palms, Mar Vista, Rancho Park, Marina del Rey, Venice, Playa del Rey, Sawtelle. Holds records for the former West LA Court covering Culver, El Segundo.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; helpful: DOB, address

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1991, index files from 1983. Records destroyed after 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Metropolitan Branch Superior Court - Central District

Address
1945 S Hill St, Rm 200 Los Angeles, CA 90007
Phone
213-744-4023/4022
Fax
213-744-1879
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Traffic
Restricted Records
No probation, driver's license, medical, arrest report or confidential reports released
General Note
Vehicle Code misdemeanor and traffic citations for the incorporated City of Los Angeles excluding the areas known as San Pedro, W. Los Angeles and communities of San Fernando Valley and the unincorporated County area more commonly known as Florence.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1991. Records destroyed after 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

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Malibu Superior Court - West District

Address
23525 W Civic Center Way Malibu, CA 90265
Fax
310-456-0194
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No probation reports released
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Includes Malibu, Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Westlake Village, Hidden Hills and unincorporated areas known as Topanga and Chatsworth Lake, bounded by Ventura County on the west and north, Pacific Ocean on the south and City of Los Angeles on the east.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1991, index files from 1983. Records destroyed after 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Norwalk Superior Court - Southeast District

Address
12720 Norwalk Blvd Norwalk, CA 90650
Phone
562-807-7266
Fax
562-863-8757
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions over $25,000, Probate
Restricted Records
No probation reports released
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
The probate cases formerly held in Compton are now held here.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: sex

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1991, index files from 1983

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Long Beach Superior Court - South District

Address
415 W Ocean Blvd Long Beach, CA 90802
Phone
562-491-6201
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM; phones- 8:30-10:30AM & 1:30-3:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate
Restricted Records
No probation reports released
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Includes cities of Long Beach and Signal Hill and adjoining unincorporated area. Address requests to civil or criminal division. Criminal on 4th Fl; Civil on 2nd Fl.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1991, index files from 1983. Records destroyed after 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Alhambra Superior Court - Northeast District

Address
150 W Commonwealth Ave, 2nd Fl, Rm 200 Alhambra, CA 91801
Fax
626-570-4667
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM (phone:8:30AM-10:30AM; 1:30PM-3:30PM)
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No probation records released
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Includes cities of Alhambra, Monterey Park, San Gabriel, Temple City, Monrovia, Arcadia, Duarte, Bradbury and the unincorporated County area including South San Gabriel.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: CDL

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1996, index files from 1991. Records destroyed after 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Glendale Superior Court - North Central District

Address
600 E Broadway Glendale, CA 91206
Fax
818-241-3735
Hours
8:15AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No probation, police, CII reports released
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Includes cities of Glendale, LaCanada-Flintridge and county areas known as Montrose, La Crescenta, Verdugo City, Highway Highlands, Kogel Canyon.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Years Available

On computer from 1990, microfilm past 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Beverly Hills Superior Court - West District

Address
9355 Burton Way Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Fax
310-275-5224
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM (phone:8:30AM-10:30AM; 1:30PM-3:30PM)
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No probation, arrest records released
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Includes cities of Beverly Hills and West Hollywood. Small Claims phone- 310-288-1305. Traffic phone- 213-742-6648. The fax number is used for filing only.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: address, sex, signed release

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1991, index files from 1983. Records destroyed after 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

Phone, mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

Click here to run on-site court house search

West Covina Superior Court - East District

Address
1427 W Covina Pky West Covina, CA 91790
Fax
626-338-7364
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No probation reports released
Civil Note
There are two searches at https://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/onlineservices/LAECourtOnlineIndex.htm. One may do a free civil party name search.
General Note
Formerly known as Citrus Court. Includes cities of Azusa, Baldwin Pk, Covina, Glendora, Industry, Irwindale, Valinda, West Covina and surrounding unincorporated county area. Traffic phone- 213-742-1928.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1991, index files from 1983. Records destroyed after 10 years

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Los Angeles County Court Recorder Offices

County Recorder

Address
Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk 12400 E Imperial Hwy, 2nd Fl, #2207 Los Angeles, CA 90053-0195
Phone
562-462-2133, 800-815-2666
Fax
562-864-1250
Hours
8AM-5PM, till 7PM on 3rd Thursday every month.
Record Avalilability
Separate indices arranged by year. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1992.

Courier Offices

Address
12400 E Imperial Hwy, 2nd Fl, #2207 Register-Recorder/County Clerk Norwalk, CA

County Assessor

Phone
213-974-3211