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salve5

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How to find new case filings?
« on: July 10, 2011, 04:53:37 PM »
I would like to start a newsletter that summarizes new case filings in California.  The problem is that I don't know how to find these new complaints, other than by going to the clerks office.  Does anyone know any other way that I can find these filings, ideally i would like to find them online...  I'm looking for the complete filing that I would then summarize into a simple paragraph.  Any help is greatly appreciated.

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Re: How to find new case filings?
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2011, 01:45:30 PM »
You can find federal filings on PACER (also known as CM/ECF).  Dunno if California state courts have something similar.  My guess is they don't.

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Re: How to find new case filings?
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2011, 04:36:09 PM »
I don't know if this is what your looking for, but maybe.

http://www.courts.ca.gov/find-my-court.htm You can go here to look at all the different California Courts and they all vary.

Sacramento had a setup where you could search by filing date and each courts website is different so I am guessing it depends on where in Cali you are.

This was the Sacramento Court website where you could search by case imitation date. https://services.saccourt.com/indexsearchnew/CaseType.aspx

Then this were the results that came up when searching for case initiation dates, but I think it might be a few days behind at least in Sacramento.
https://services.saccourt.com/indexsearchnew/CVFLPRSearch.aspx?DC=CV

It seems like each court has different setups, but maybe if your county has it setup this info could help you out.