The search engine supports four types of searches.
1. Phrase Search
To match an exact phrase, use quotes around the phrase. Example: "chapter 13 plan"
2. + and - qualifiers
If you prepend a word with + that word is required to be on the page. If you prepend a word with - that word is required to not be on the page. Example: +always -never
3. * Wildcard
If a query word ends with a * all words on a page which start the same way as that query word will match. Example: amend*
4. Boolean Search
You can use the following boolean operators in your search: AND, OR, NOT. These operators MUST be in capital letters. Example: (contact AND us) OR (about AND us)
PLEASE NOTE that this search feature only includes results from waeb.uscourts.gov. Bankruptcy Case related information is available through PACER.