Effective January 5, 2015, Los Angeles Superior Court is expanding limited jurisdiction unlawful detainer operations from five to seven courthouses:
- Norwalk Courthouse, 12720 Norwalk Blvd., Norwalk, 90650 (New)
- Van Nuys Courthouse, 6230 Sylmar Ave., Van Nuys, 91401 (New)
- Governor George Deukmejian (Long Beach) Courthouse, 275 Magnolia, Long Beach, 90802
- Michael D. Antonovich (Antelope Valley) Courthouse, 42011 Fourth Street West, Lancaster, 93534
- Pasadena Courthouse, 300 East Walnut, Pasadena, 91101
- Santa Monica Courthouse, 1725 Main St., Santa Monica, 90401
- Stanley Mosk Courthouse, 111 N. Hill St., Los Angeles, 90012
LASC Local Rule 2.3(a)(2) specifies limited jurisdiction unlawful detainer cases must be filed in the courthouse serving the location and proper United States Postal Service zip code of the property in dispute, using the Zip Code Table for Unlawful Detainer cases. The zip code table is available as follows:
- At www.lacourt.org:
- Under ATTORNEYS & LITIGANTS, click on Locate Your Filing Courthouse OR
- From the Home page, highlight Divisions and then click on Civil. Under ONLINE SERVICES, click on Filing Court Locator.
- A copy of the Zip Code Table for Unlawful Detainer cases will be posted in every courthouse to assist parties in determining the new filing location.
Existing limited jurisdiction unlawful detainer cases will be heard where they were originally filed, absent further order of the Court in individual cases.
More information regarding Unlawful Detainer case filings is available at www.lacourt.org. Highlight Divisions and then click on Civil. Under INFORMATION FOR SPECIFIC CASE TYPES, click on Unlawful Detainer.
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