Obtain Case Documents

COPIES OF DOCKET CARDS AND CLAIMS REGISTERS

Copies of official court dockets and claims registers are available upon request.  Copies cost 50 cents per page, payable at the time of pickup. Copies not picked up within three days of a request will be discarded. Note that the PACER terminal located on the public counter provides you with case and docket information (including claims registers, if applicable), and printouts may be obtained at 10 cents per page.


COPIES OF COURT PROCEEDINGS:

Court Hearings - Hard Copy Transcripts, Copies of Audio Recordings as a CD

BOSTON CASES:

To obtain transcripts of hearings conducted in Boston on or after January 4, 1993, or to obtain copies of tapes, direct inquiries as follows:

  • Hearings before Judge Hoffman: Contact Yvonne (617) 748-5336
  • Hearings before Judge Bailey: Contact Lisa (617) 748-5346
  • Hearings before Judge Bostwick: Contact Brianna (617) 748-5326

WORCESTER CASES:

To obtain transcripts of hearings conducted in Worcester, or to obtain copies of tapes, direct inquiries as follows:

  • Hearings before Judge Katz: Contact Laura (413) 785-6911
  • Hearings before Chief Judge Panos: Contact Al (508) 770-8932

SPRINGFIELD CASES:

To obtain transcripts of hearings conducted in Springfield, or to obtain copies of tapes, direct inquiries as follows:

  • Hearings before Judge Katz: Contact Laura (413) 785-6911

SEC. 341 MEETING OF CREDITORS:

Contact the Office of the U.S. Trustee for information as to how to obtain a copy of a tape recording of a particular meeting. Generally these tapes are retained for a two year period.


 

REQUESTING A CERTIFIED COPY OF A CASE DOCUMENT

                Registered ECF Users:  ECF Users may file a request for up to five (5) certified copies (documents or claims) in a single case or proceeding, and pay the fee online. Once received, the Court will process the request and mail the certified copies to the attorney. ECF Users may access the Request for Certified Copy event using the search field from the blue ECF Menu Bar at the top of the page or by selecting Misc/Other under either the Bankruptcy or Adversary Menus.

                Non-registered ECF Users/All Others:  You may mail a written request, along with a $30.00 per document search fee plus a photocopy fee of $ .50 cents per page or a printing fee of $.10 per page if the document is in electronic form. The fee for certification is $11.00. Please include the case name, case number, filing date, and the title of the specific documents which you wish to have copied. In addition, please include your name, address and daytime telephone number. Mail your request to the appropriate Clerk's Office location at which the case was filed, along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE) for return mailing. You may also obtain copies at the court for the photocopy fee of $ .50 cents per page or a printing fee of $.10 per page if the document is in electronic form. If you wish to visit the court, there is no $30.00 search fee. The fee for certification is $11.00.  The court accepts payment in the form of either a bank cashier's check or money order made payable to: Clerk, United States Bankruptcy Court. No personal checks will be accepted.