Case Information

Information on cases filed with this court can be accessed in several ways, as explained below. In addition, hard copies of documents may be obtained by visiting one of the Court's five office locations. Please view the Fees page for possible search and copy fees, and the Court Information page for details on the court location nearest you.

Electronic Case Filing (ECF)
FEE/TRAINING

Case Management/Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF) is the Federal Judiciary's electronic case filing system that allows trained and certified users to file new bankruptcy cases, adversary proceedings or documents right from their computer. The system uses standard computer hardware, an Internet connection and browser, plus software to format a document for electronic filing.  The PACER Support Center can provide more information.


http://ecf.ohnb.uscourts.gov
 


Multi-court Voice Case Information System (McVCIS) FREE

The Multi-court Voice Case Information System provides general access to Northern District of Ohio bankruptcy case information and records. Public case information may be obtained without charge using a touch-tone telephone.

The Multi-court Voice Case Information System provides public access to bankruptcy case information over the telephone by calling (866) 222-8029.

Say "Ohio" to identify the desired state. Then say "Ohio Northern" to identify the desired district.

  • To search by case number, say "case number."
  • To search by name, say "name."
  • To search by Social Security Number, say "Social Security Number."

Continue by either pressing the telephone number keys or saying the digits one at a time. Up to 5 queries may be made per call.

McVCIS  (866) 222-8029


National Archives and Records Administration

For physical access to closed cases that have been archived and stored at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) there is a form available to request the boxed records for inspection.  Now available for all Northern District of Ohio bankruptcy courts, there is an Online Box Number Search.


Public Terminals FREE

Each court in the Northern District of Ohio is equipped with public terminals with electronic access to selected court case information. These terminals are freely available during the Court's business hours.  For details on the court location nearest you, please view the Court Information page.

 

Unclaimed Funds Search

FREE

The Unclaimed Funds Search allows the public to search this court's database of bankruptcy-related funds that have been (1) marked for distribution, where the case trustee has been unable to locate the creditor or other party entitled to the funds; or (2) distributed by the trustee, but not negotiated by the creditor or other party entitled to the funds.


WebPACER

SUBSCRIBER FEE

WebPACER provides the subscribing public with electronic access to selected court case information from the Internet. Subscribing parties can now access cases and docket sheets electronically, retrieving information that was previously only available in the clerk's office. To subscribe, or report problems, please contact the PACER Support Center at (800) 676-6856.

http://ecf.ohnb.uscourts.gov