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Case Information

Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER)

PACER is an electronic public access service that provides the public with electronic access to case and docket information from federal appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts. PACER is provided by the federal judiciary in keeping with its commitment to providing public access to court information via centralized service. To register for a PACER account or for more detailed information about PACER, please visit or call 800-676-6856.


Multi-Court Voice Case Information System (McVCIS)

McVCIS is a free service that provides general case information over the telephone, including debtor name, case number, assigned judge, filing date, chapter, asset/no asset designation, attorney, trustee, and current case status. This voice case information system can be accessed from any touch tone telephone and is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, except during system maintenance. To access this service, call toll free at 1-866-222-8029 and follow the prompts for Georgia Southern Bankruptcy Court. Please note that McVCIS is not the official court record.


Clerk's Office

Public computer terminals are located in the Clerk's Office of each of the Court's three divisional offices (Augusta, Brunswick, Savannah). The public may view, without charge, online dockets and documents in the Clerk's Office.


Obtaining Copies of Documents

The cost to print documents from the public computer terminals located in the Clerk's Office is $0.10 per page.

The cost for copies requested in person at the Clerk's Office at any of our three divisional offices, or by mail, is $0.50 per page. The request must include the case number and the document copies requested; if mailing the request, it must also include a self-addressed envelope with sufficient postage affixed for mailing the copies, as well as a money order or certified check (made payable to Clerk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court) for the exact amount due. The Clerk's Office will also accept personal checks for pro se filers, with the exception of debtors with active bankruptcy cases. Certified copies are an additional $12.00 per certified document. Note: the Clerk's Office will only certify documents from a case filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Georgia.

If you do not have a case number and are requesting a records search, a fee of $34.00 will apply.

If you already have a PACER login and would like to access the PACER system, please click here.


Archived Case Information

Archived cases for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Georgia are stored with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information and instructions on how to order copies directly from the NARA, go to You may request copies from NARA by mail, fax, or online using a major credit card (phone orders are not accepted).

Before ordering copies from NARA: you will need some basic information concerning the case, including the case number, accession number, location number, and box number. To obtain this information, contact the United States Bankruptcy Court Clerk's Office.

NEW - Electronic Record Retrieval Service (known as SmartScan): as an alternative to requesting copies from NARA or having boxes of records shipped from a federal records center to a court, this service allows members of the public to request electronic delivery of a limited number of scanned judiciary pages (request cannot exceed 100 pages).