UniCourt provides LDaaS via our Legal Data APIs to AmLaw 50 firms and Fortune 500 businesses for accessing normalized court data for business development and intelligence, analytics, machine learning models, process automation, background checks, investigations, and underwriting.
Leverage UniCourt’s APIs for searching court cases, tracking cases at scale, downloading court documents on-demand, receiving real-time docket updates, and getting the case details you need on the lawyers, law firms, judges, plaintiffs, defendants, and other parties involved in litigation.
Connect your applications to 100+ million federal (PACER) and state court records
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What are Legal Data APIs?
APIs, or application programming interfaces, are a form of technology that allows different software programs and applications to communicate. With UniCourt's Legal Data APIs you can connect your applications to 100+ million federal (PACER) and state court records to help you automate and batch a variety of tasks.
What types of Legal Data APIs do you offer?
In addition to our suite of Court Data APIs, we also offer Attorney Data APIs, Law Firm Data APIs, Business Data APIs, and Judge Data APIs.
What can I do with your Legal Data APIs?
With UniCourt's APIs you can perform all of the same functions that you can in our application, including searching cases, downloading court documents, tracking cases, using automated court searches, updating cases, and much more. You can also use our APIs for bulk legal data downloads.
What courts can I access with your Legal Data APIs?
You can access court data and court documents for all of the federal (PACER) courts, including U.S. District Courts, Bankruptcy Courts, and Courts of Appeals, as well as all of the state courts available in our app.
What are the main use cases for Legal Data APIs?
The most common use cases for UniCourt's Legal Data APIs across different industries are business development and intelligence, analytics, machine learning models, process automation, background checks, investigations, and underwriting.
What types of applications and technologies can I integrate your APIs with?
You can integrate our APIs with your internal applications, such as your matter management systems, CRM, document management systems, and internal legal databases. You can also integrate our APIs with your data lakes and other repositories you have developed for data collection and reporting.
Is it easy to integrate your APIs with my applications?
Yes, our APIs are easy to integrate with your applications. We provide you with extensive documentation in our Developer Hub for integrating our APIs and we also provide you with the hands-on engineering support you need.
What are Billable APIs?
UniCourt's APIs are classified into two categories - Billable and Non-Billable. Every call made to an API classified as Billable, which returns a 200 OK HTTP response, is counted towards a billable API call.
Am I limited to 1,000 API calls a month?
Premium plans allow for up to 1,000 Billable API calls every month. If you need more than 1,000 API calls per month please Contact Sales for Enterprise Plans.
Why should I use UniCourt's APIs over others?
Unlike other legacy providers, UniCourt will not treat you like you're just another account to be managed. Our engineering support team is available to help walk you through the process of integrating our APIs and we are also here to help make sure that your unique use cases and innovative ideas are made possible.