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Copy Requests

Copies of court filings can be obtained one of two ways:

1) PACER - Public Access to Court Electronic Records

The PACER service provides electronic public access to federal court records. Registered users can:

  • Search for a case in the federal court where the case was filed, or
  • Search a nationwide index of federal court cases.

Go to to sign up for an account.  Typically, the cost for accessing PACER is $0.10 per page, with a $3.00 per document limit.  Detailed PACER fee information can be found HERE


2) Clerk's Office

E-mail copy requests to

  • Include in the e-mail the following information:
    • Case number
    • Case style (or name of parties) 
    • Docket number(s) of the document(s) requested 
    • Your name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number 
  • Requests for copies are processed in the order received.
  • The charge for copies is $0.50 per page.
  • An additional charge of $12.00 will apply for certified copy requests.
  • Payment for copies must be made at the time of pickup or before documents are mailed.
  • If you prefer that copies be mailed, please provide a self-addressed, postage-paid envelope or the appropriate container and an account number for express delivery.
  • When your copies are ready for pickup, you will be notified and given the total cost. 
  • Prepayment may be required for large copy requests.
  • If a case is electronically filed, copies may also be obtained from PACER.
If you have questions regarding your copy request, please call the Clerk’s Office at 615-736-5498.