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PACER Maintenance, 01/24/2021

Our systems will undergo maintenance on Sunday, January 24, 2021, from 12:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CST. 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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Search by National Index

The PACER Case Locator allows any registered user to search a nationwide index of federal court cases. This information is updated once daily. 

  • Use as a one-stop location to search all courts (appellate, bankruptcy, district) for cases.
  • Save links to your preferred cases using the Saved Cases feature.
  • Save your frequent searches using the Saved Searches feature.
  • Customize a simple search to include advanced search features such as region and date range.
  • Set your preferred landing page to customize your experience.