If the amount of the dispute is $25,000.00 or less, the action is a limited civil case. If the amount of the dispute is over $25,000 or does not involve money, the matter is an unlimited civil case. A complex civil case is an action that requires exceptional judicial management as defined in Rule 3.400 of the California Rules of Court

eFiling: The court has ordered that certain documents must be electronically filed. For more information, click here.


PLEASE NOTE: Effective February 2, 2015, all unlimited civil courtrooms, including the civil complex courtrooms, will shift from one-to-one assignment of a court reporter to a civil courtroom for all hearings to a system where court reporters are assigned to a courtroom as needed for trials and other matters in which oral evidence will be presented.

PLEASE NOTE: Judge Fell has moved from C22 to C25, all matters assigned for all purposes to Judge Fell should be directed to C25.

PLEASE NOTE: Limited Civil cases have moved from C63 to C3, all Limited Civil cases (exception of Unlawful Detainers) should be directed to Department C3.

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE: Effective March 3, All Central Justice Center Judgment Debtor Examination hearings will be held and scheduled in Department C66 on Thursdays at 9:00 a.m.

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