Los Angeles County Court

Find Los Angeles County California courts and courthouses, such as federal, state, district, superior, criminal, common, circuit, judicial, judiciary, divorce, appeals, family, traffic, and small claims courts. Courts provide information on legal cases, law documents, case searches, and appeals.

Alhambra Superior Court 150 West Commonwealth Avenue Alhambra CA 91801 213-742-1928

Antelope Valley Superior Court 42011 4th Street West Lancaster CA 93534 661-974-7200

Bellflower Superior Court 10025 Flower Street Bellflower CA 90706 562-804-8009

Beverly Hills Superior Court 9355 Burton Way Beverly Hills CA 90210 310-288-1309

Burbank Superior Court 300 East Olive Avenue Burbank CA 91502 818-557-3466

Catalina Superior Court 215 Sumner Avenue Avalon CA 90704 310-510-0026

Chatsworth Superior Court 9425 Penfield Avenue Los Angeles CA 91311 213-742-1884

Compton Superior Court 200 West Compton Boulevard Compton CA 90220 310-603-7842

Downey Superior Court House 7500 Imperial Highway Downey CA 90242 213-763-1645

East Los Angeles Superior Court 4848 Civic Center Way Los Angeles CA 90022 323-780-2086

El Monte Superior Court 11234 Valley Boulevard El Monte CA 91731 626-575-4121

Glendale Superior Court 600 East Broadway Glendale CA 91206 213-742-1928

Hawthorne Redlich Funtime Court 5517 134th Street Hawthorne CA 90250 310-456-4618

Hollywood Superior Court 5925 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90028 323-856-5751

Huntington Park Superior Court 6548 Miles Avenue Huntington Park CA 90255 213-763-1648

Inglewood Superior Court 1 East Regent Street Inglewood CA 90301 310-419-5132

LAX Traffic Court 10926 South La Cienega Boulevard Lennox CA 90304 310-727-6020

Lancaster Superior Court 1040 West Avenue J Lancaster CA 93534 661-945-6354

Long Beach Superior Court 415 West Ocean Boulevard Long Beach CA 90802 562-491-6226

Los Angeles Central Civil West Superior Court 600 South Commonwealth Avenue Los Angeles CA 90005 213-351-8738

About Los Angeles County Courts

Courts in Los Angeles County, CA are government institutions that resolve legal disputes in accordance with local Los Angeles County and California law and are housed in Los Angeles County courthouses. Courts are divided into Criminal Courts and Civil Courts. In Los Angeles County Criminal Courts, the government prosecutes a case against parties accused of breaking the law. In Los Angeles County Civil Courts the Court resolves disputes between citizens.

You may contact Courts for questions about:
  • Los Angeles County court records and judgments
  • Law documents, filings and case records
  • Appealing Los Angeles County court judgments
  • Court calendars and dockets
  • Los Angeles County background checks
Los Angeles County Court Records

Los Angeles County court records are available to the public at the Los Angeles County Courthouse. Records vary by specific court, however, commonly requested public records include copies of court decisions, court filings and records, court dockets and calendars, people and background check information as well as criminal records.

About the US Court System

The United States Legal System is comprised of a Federal Court System and Fifty State Court Systems which hear cases at Los Angeles County Courthouses.

Los Angeles County Trial Courts

Los Angeles County Courts, where cases are heard for the first time, are where both sides, the prosecutor and defendant present evidence to argue and support their versions of events. A jury usually decides the outcome of cases and a single judge presides over the court room.

Limited Jurisdiction Court

Limited Jurisdiction Courts in Los Angeles County are typically limited to hearing only cases about small claims, traffic and driving violations, and misdemeanor offenses. Other courts of limited jurisdiction include Los Angeles County Probate Courts and Los Angeles County Family Courts.

Appellate Court in Los Angeles County, California

Appellate Courts, or Courts of Appeal, hear appeals of decisions that are reached in Los Angeles County Trial Courts. A judge or a panel of judges presides over the appellate process and decides the outcome of the trial rather than a jury.

California Federal Courts

Federal Courts are divided into Trial Courts and Appellate courts. Los Angeles County Federal Courts are divided into Courts of General Jurisdiction and Courts of Limited Jurisdiction. General Jurisdiction Courts preside over all matters of cases, whereas Courts of Limited Jurisdiction are limited by their scope. Federal Courts in California are referred to as Superior Courts or District Courts and have jurisdictional authority over defined geographic areas.

Twelve Circuit Courts comprise the US Appellate Court System with the United States Supreme Court at its head. Appellate Courts in California state are similar to the Federal System, whereas multiple appellate courts hear cases within a defined geographic area, governed by the highest State Court, the California Supreme Court.