How to Obtain Case Information

Automated Voice Case Information System

Case information is available toll free through the Court's automated Voice Case Information System (VCIS).  Call (866)-222-8029

What you need: A touch-tone telephone is the only equipment you need to access VCIS.  This system is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

A case number, complete name, or a social security number/individual taxpayer identification number is required to obtain case information. The information available from the automated system is:

  • Case Number


Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) is a web-based system that allows users with an internet connection and a PACER account to view or print case documents online.  A fee of .10 cents is charged for each page viewed. PACER user fees that do not exceed $30 in a quarterly billing cycle are waived in accordance with the Electronic Public Access Fee Schedule.  To sign up for a PACER account, register at 

General Access to Bankruptcy Case Documents - Open and Closed Cases


Documents in cases filed from January 1998 to present are available in electronic form and can be obtained directly from:

Certified Copies of Bankruptcy Documents

Certified copies of bankruptcy documents can be obtained by calling the  Clerk's office at (401) 626-3100, ext. 0 or by mail request.

In order to obtain a certified copy of a bankruptcy document, you must have both the bankruptcy case number and the docket number of the document to be certified.

1.  How to Locate Bankruptcy Case Number: