2nd District Court of Appeal

2nd District Court of Appeal courthouses in Ventura and Los Angeles

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May 23, 2017
On Monday, June 12, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., the Second District Court of Appeal will hold a special session to celebrate the life of former Presiding Justice Richard Schauer.

April 28, 2017
The Free Self-Help Clinic for Indigent Civil Litigants has reopened. Located on the Second Floor of the North Tower of the Ronald Reagan State Building, across from the Clerk’s Office. The Clinic's hours of operation are:

  • Most Wednesdays - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • The last Wednesday of each month - 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ONLY.

April 21, 2017
Notice of  destruction of case records.  All criminal cases numbered up to B109999 with a final disposition prior to  January 1,  1998. All civil and juvenile cases numbered up to B209999,  with a disposition date prior to January 1, 1998.

March 5, 2017
The Second District has revised its Extension of Time form, which includes a cite to CRC, rule 8.60. See Application for Extension of Time (Brief) on the Forms page. (add hyperlink to the name of the form.)

February 14, 2017
For help with preparing electronic documents for filing with the courts, see the Guide to Creating Electronic Appellate Documents created by the Courts of Appeal.  See also Guidelines for formatting briefs, writ petitions and other documents and Council of Appellate Lawyers’ recent publication called The Leap from E-Filing to E-Briefing, Recommendations and Options for Appellate Courts to Improve the Functionality and Readability of E-Briefs (2017)

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The 2nd District main courthouse is in Los Angeles. The secondary courthouse, hosting Division Six, in Ventura. Division Six handles appeals from San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties, while Divisions One through Five, Seven, and Eight handle appeals from Los Angeles County. Each division has four justices.  READ MORE >>

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Divisions 1 - 5, 7 & 8
Ronald Reagan State Building
300 S. Spring Street
2nd Floor, North Tower
Los Angeles, CA 90013
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Phone: (213) 830-7000 - (9:00-4:30)

Division 6
Court Place
200 East Santa Clara Street
Ventura, CA 93001
Phone: (805) 641-4700 - (9:00-4:30)
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