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PACER Maintenance, 04/18/2021

Our systems will undergo maintenance on Sunday, April 18, 2021, from 4:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST. Access to certain portions of this site may be temporarily unavailable.

Modified Filing Procedures Address Security Concerns

The federal Judiciary is responding to the recent disclosure of wide-spread cybersecurity breaches of government computer systems with new security procedures to protect highly sensitive confidential documents. New procedures will not change current policies regarding public access to court records.

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NextGen Release 1.5 (District)

Date of Release: October 1, 2019

This release includes:

  • Creation of a new nature of suit code and cause of action value for cases related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
  • Change to message on PACER billing receipt for reports.
  • Creation of new national Change Client Code interface for changing PACER client code function.
  • Solution for issue with a PACER/attorney user’s email virus scanning tools consuming their “one free look.”
  • Creation of new national Change PACER Exemption Status toggle interface for users that are sometimes exempt from paying PACER fees.
  • List of known issues.