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Copy Requests for Bankruptcy Court

Bankruptcy cases closed prior to March 1, 2011

Click here for Information to access these records stored at the Federal Records Center.

Bankruptcy cases pending or filed on or after March 1, 2001

NOTE:  Photocopies are only available for cases filed in the Western District of Missouri.

Electronic copies
If you have Internet access and a PACER login and password, you may access many documents electronically. Internet access to bankruptcy court records is fee-based and can be found at:

Register for a PACER account.

If you would like the Bankruptcy Clerk's Office to provide copies:

Document fees

Documents not maintained electronically 50 cents per page
Electronic records 10 cents per page
Certified copy $11 + copy fee
Exemplified copy $21 + copy fee

Payment for copies is required at the time of the request. We cannot accept personal checks from a debtor in an active bankruptcy case.

By mail:
Contact the Clerk's Office at 816-512-1800 weekdays from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to obtain information about the total cost of your request. Send your request, a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your return copies, and a check or money order payable to the Clerk of Court to:

U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Attn: Copy Request
400 E. 9th Street, Room 1510
Kansas City, MO 64106

In person:
Case records for bankruptcy cases filed on or after March 1, 2001 can also be reviewed at the courthouse during business hours, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. weekdays. If copies are made, payment is acceptable by check (if not an active case) or cash.