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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK

TO SEARCH BY CASE NAME OR ATTORNEY'S NAME:

1.                  Type in person's last name or, if business, the business's name. The first letter must be upper case and rest in lower case. If you do not know the spelling of the name, you may spell the first part of the name and use an asterisk as a root expander. Do not space before the asterisk.

2.                  Return to go to next line.

3.                  If searching by attorney's name, change last line to "aty".

4.                  When all information is entered, hit Control- "A".

ex.

Business/Last Name:

[Smith]

 

First Name:

[Dan*]

 

Middle Name:

[        ]

 

Aty/Pty Type:

[pty]

 

This will find all cases in which a party is named Dan Smith, Daniel Smith, Daniela Smith, or Daniella Smith.

TO SEARCH BY DOCKET NUMBER:

1.

Enter Office designation:

1

Foley Sq.

 

 

2

Foley Sq. Suspense

 

 

7

White Plains

 

 

8

White Plains Suspense

2.

Return to go to next line.

 

 

3.

Case year (last two digits)

 

 

4.

Case type:

cv

cr

Civil

Criminal

5.

Case number

 

 

6.

When all information is entered, hit Control- "A".

 

ex.

Case Office:

 [1]

 

Year:

[ 02]

 

Type:

[cv]

 

Number:

[ 1234]

 


TO VIEW DOCKET SHEET:

1.                  After case is found, type:        "P" for parties
                                               "H" for history

2.                  For more information, type the corresponding number to the left of the document in the highlighted area. This is NOT the Docket Entry Number. The Docket Entry Number (also known as the Document Number) is to the far right of the document.

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