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Requesting Case Documents

Use the form below to search for archived case information. This information is needed to order copies of archived cases. If the form does not load for you, please click here.


Order copies of case files from NARA  

To order files from NARA:

  1. Select "Order Reproductions"
  2. Under Record Reproductions select "Court Records"
  3. Choose a civil or criminal case
  4. Select the item you wish to order
  5. Select delivery format and Add to Cart
  6. You will need to register for a free account. If you already have an account you will need to log in
  7. Enter archive numbers found using the form above
  8. Proceed with payment

It is recommended to use the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) online ordering system to receive copies of case files faster. However, hard copies can be found below to print and mail:

Federal Records Center
Federal Records Center
Research Room
380 Trapelo Road
Waltham, MA 02452

Phone Toll Free: 781-663-0378
Fax: 781-663-0154

Federal Tax Lien - Lien Search Information

Currently the IRS Tax Lien computer located at the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, is not operational.

Please call or fax the IRS Centralized Lien Operation to verify a federal tax lien at 1-800-913-6050 or e-fax 1-855-390-3530.

*We will update this message once the IRS Tax Lien computer is operational. (3/4/21)

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