Registration of Out-of-District Judgments

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To register an out-of-district judgment with the United States District Court, Central District of California:

1) Complete a Certification of Judgment (form AO 451) and have it certified by the district court that entered the judgment.
2) Submit the certified copy of the judgment in paper form to our Civil Intake section, along with the $46.00 filing fee.
 

To obtain a certified copy of a judgment entered in this Court for registration in another district:

1) Complete a Certification of Judgment (form AO 451) and have it certified by the Clerk.
2) Obtain a certified copy of the judgment from the Clerk.
 

The fee is $11.00 per certified document plus $0.50 per page for printing costs.  See Schedule of Fees.