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Document Research & Retrieval

Get fast, reliable retrieval and delivery of hard-copy documents.

Retrieve key documents with confidence and keep your case on track.

When documents aren't available electronically, or you need hard copy, you can get reliable delivery from any court or agency in the United States or around the world. Court Express Document Research and Retrieval helps you secure the documents you need.

  • Save time when documents are outside your jurisdiction or hard to find
  • Feel confident that a reliable, professional document researcher is working on your behalf
  • Keep your case on track by finding important documents quickly
  • Follow the status of your documents at every step with an order tracking system

Court documents

  • Documents filed in litigation in federal, state, and local courts, including bankruptcy, tax, and administrative courts
  • Public court file information


  • Federal, state, and local laws and ordinances; proposed legislation; and legislative history

Regulatory agency documents

  • Decisions, rules, proposed rules, and other documents from federal, state, and regulatory agencies, and public filings submitted to these agencies
  • SEC and state securities regulations
  • Federal and state banking regulations
  • State insurance departments
  • State PUCs
  • Copyright offices
  • Department of Labor, Transportation, and Energy

Public records

  • Corporate filings and business registrations
  • FOIA requests
  • Due Diligence requests
  • Real property records
  • Lien and judgment records
  • Uniform Commercial Code filings (UCC filings)
  • License and permit records
  • Motor vehicle, aircraft, and watercraft registrations
  • Franchise offering documents
  • Filings by nonprofit organizations

Archived materials

  • Documents from public libraries, archives, and academic institutions
  • Newspaper, magazine, and journal articles
  • General information gathering


  • Court Document Retrieval (includes 1.5 hours)
    • District of Columbia $99
    • Los Angeles $99
    • New York City $99
    • All other continental U.S. courts $129
    • Federal Records Center $159
  • Research Time (Billed for agency requests or where additional time is required)
$25 per qtr. hour
  • Copy Fee
    • Federal Courts $.75 per page
    • State Courts $1.25 per page
    • New York City and California Courts $.75 per page
    • Federal Records Center $1.15 per page
    • Federal Records Center pull fee $10 per box
  • Delivery Options
    • Fax $1 per page
    • Email $10
    • Overnight - priced at cost
  • FOIA $60 per month
  • Watches and Agency Requests Priced upon request
  • Due Diligence Priced upon request
  • Prepaid Purchase Fee 10% of cost
  • Discounted monthly plan available. Ask your sales representative for more information.

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