Obtaining Copies of Documents in Cases filed Prior to Dec 1, 2003

LOCAL PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING COPIES OF DOCUMENTS FILED IN ANY CASE FILED PRIOR TO DECEMBER 1, 2003 PURSUANT TO THE JUDICIAL CONFERENCE’S 2001 POLICY ON PRIVACY AND PUBLIC ACCESS TO ELECTRONIC CASE FILES


 

  • Docket sheet and docket information are available to the general public via PACER.
  • Any party that has filed an entry of appearance will have CM/ECF access to all filings in that particular case.
  • All documents in cases will remain accessible at the clerks’ offices, except those under seal
  • Access to documents in bankruptcy case appeals filed in the District Courts, Bankruptcy Appellate Panels or Courts of Appeals for bankruptcy cases filed in the Bankruptcy Court prior to December 1, 2003, will be similarly restricted
  • All Documents filed prior to December 1, 2003 are restricted to all public viewing
  • A Pacer user will see the following message on a restricted document: "This document is not available for public viewing" for all documents and claims filed prior to December 2003
  • If assistance is needed in viewing a restricted document the user should call the court at 918-549-7200 and ask to speak to someone about receiving copies for a particular case number. There are two options for receiving copies of restricted documents

Option 1. The requesting individual may come to the Court Clerk’s Office at 111 W 4th Street, Room 229, Okmulgee OK 74447 and view the documents for free at our public terminal. Documents may be printed from the public terminal at a cost of $0.10 per page.

Option 2. The requesting individual may obtain by phone, e-mail or in writing the cost estimate to have particular documents printed by the court at a cost of $0.50 per page. The requesting individual should send a money order, or cashier’s check made payable to the Clerk, United States, Bankruptcy Clerk in the exact amount along with a self-addressed stamped envelope. The requesting individual may also have someone pay in person and pick up the requested documents. However, the Court cannot e-mail the documents.