The County of Los Angeles retains a variety of records on file that are available to the public. The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk, located in Norwalk, keeps major government records including:

  • Voter records
  • Land records, deeds, and legal descriptions of property
  • Records of liens and civil and criminal judgements
  • Marriage, divorce, legal and probate records
  • Birth and death certificates and registered wills
  • Business licenses

For information on birth, marriage and death records, call 562.462.2137. For real property records, call 562.462.2133. For real property document recording, call 562.462.2125. For business filings and registrations, call 562.462.2177. Information can also be accessed through the County of Los Angeles website at