How To File A Lawsuit In Los Angeles County

File A Lawsuit In Los Angeles County


Summons by Reed Law

A summons is one of the documents that officially starts a lawsuit.  It is a paper issued by the court informing a person that a lawsuit has been filed against them.  A summons also informs a party of how much time they have to respond to a lawsuit after they have been served.

Civil Case Cover Sheet by Reed Law

In Los Angeles County, a civil case cover sheet gives the court additional information concerning your case.  In addition to other information, the court wants to know if your case is a car accident lawsuit, a personal injury lawsuit, a medical malpractice lawsuit, etc. so that it may properly classify your case.

Civil Cover Addendum by Reed Law

In Los Angeles County, the civil case addendum & statement of location gives the court additional information about the anticipated length of the trial and whether the case is in the proper venue.

Los Angeles County Filing Fee Schedule 2015 by Reed Law

In Los Angeles County, the filing fee for an unlimited jurisdiction personal injury lawsuit (over $25,000.00 in damages) is $435.00.  The filing fee for a limited jurisdiction personal injury lawsuit (over $7,500.00 in damages) is $370.00.  Any personal injury related lawsuit worth less than $7,500.00 in damages is considered small claims.

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Muammar Reed / August 18, 2015 / Blog