UniCourt - A Better Alternative to PACER

UniCourt provides unparalleled access to the complete set of civil and criminal federal court records. Once you signup for UniCourt, create your account, and connect your PACER registration to UniCourt, you never have to login to your PACER account again to get the court data you need.


Federal & State Cases


Court Documents


Parties, Attorneys & Judges


Docket Entries

​​Why We’re Better Than PACER Case Locator

Instantly cut your PACER costs overnight with a modern search tool, streamline your litigation with one portal for PACER alerts, and get bulk access to all civil and criminal court cases in PACER.

Search PACER Smarter and Curb Costs

Search PACER Smarter and Curb Costs

PACER’s case lookup search is clunky, outdated, and expensive. UniCourt lets you search PACER court records by party name, attorney, judge, case number, case name, docket entry, and much more. You can also use our PACER Case Locator API to search for cases directly from your own internal applications, and greatly reduce your PACER bills at the same time by leveraging the millions of free federal court records and PACER court documents in our CrowdSourced Library™.

Get Real-Time PACER Docket Alerts

Automatically track PACER cases with ease and receive alerts when new docket updates are available in PACER so you never miss a federal court filing. Manage your PACER email alerts all in one central portal, and save money on outrageous PACER fees by using the sophisticated algorithms we’ve developed to intelligently track court cases in bulk without incurring over-the-top fees from PACER.

Get Real-Time PACER Docket Alerts
Best PACER API for Bulk PACER Data

Best PACER API for Bulk PACER Data

Get bulk API access to PACER data that has been normalized with machine learning and enriched with other public data sets like attorney bar data, Secretary of State data, and judicial data. Seamlessly integrate the complete historical PACER data set you need for federal criminal and civil cases with all your internal applications and client facing solutions. Quickly and easily import any case that’s not in our free repository from PACER’s database with our PACER API to build the reports and analytics you need and conduct exhaustive case research with a complete set of federal court data.

​​UniCourt vs PACER

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Enterprise APIs
Normalized Court Data
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What Customers Say About Us

What Customers Say About Us
Robert L.

“With UniCourt all courts are in the same portal with a powerful search ideal for doing business development and lead generation. We get a lot of our court data through UniCourt's API and Legal Data as as Service platform, which integrates directly with our own application. It's like we're API integrated directly with state and federal courts.”

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