Multi-Court Voice Case Information System (McVCIS)


Multi-Court Voice Case Information System


What is McVCIS? (pronounced "mac-vee-sis")

McVCIS allows you to call the U. S. Bankruptcy Court's computer from any touch tone telephone and hear the following case information read to you by a computer-synthesized voice:

  • Case number
  • Names of debtors or principal adversaries
  • Case filing date
  • Case chapter
  • Name of debtor's attorney
  • Name of trustee
  • Name of judge
  • Discharge and closed dates
  • Status of the case
  • Whether or not the case has assets
  • Telephone number of debtor's attorney
  • Deadlines for filing proofs of claim
  • First meeting of creditors date

 

What is the charge for using McVCIS?

This service is provided free of charge.

When is the service available?

You may call 7-days a week, 24-hours per day.

How current is the information?
Since it is retrieved from the court's live database, the information reported is the most current available.

How do I use McVCIS?

When you call the McVCIS number shown below, the computer will answer the telephone and provide you with detailed instructions. To effectively use the system please have one of the following available before calling

  • Case Number,
  • Participant Name or,
  • Social Security Number.


HOW TO USE McVCIS


1. DIAL (866) 222-8029 to access case information for all courts participating in the McVCIS program.


When you call the McVCIS number, the computer will answer the telephone and ask you to say the name of the state that you want to connect to.  Say the state name first then the district.  To access cases filed in the Northern District of California say "California Northern" or press #84.

2.  You will be prompted to select one of the following options:

  • For instruction on how to use the system: press 1 or say help.
  • To search by case number, press 2 or say case number.
  • To search by participant name: press 3 or say name.
  • To search by social security number: press 4 or say social security.

3.  To enter the name of the participant, type the last name and the first name followed by the middle initials.  Spaces and punctuation are not needed.  Press the pound (#) key to tell the computer you have finished entering the name.      

Individuals - For example, to enter the name "Joe M. O'Neil," press the following keys:

O

N

E

I

L

J

O

E

M

#

 

MNO

MNO

DEF

GHI

JKL

JKL

MNO

DEF

MNO

#

 

Businesses - Omit suffixes such as Inc. or Corp. For example, to enter the name Sub Shop Inc., press the following keys:

S

U

B

S

H

O

P

#

 

 

PRS

TUV

ABC

PRS

GHI

MNO

PRS

#

 

 

4.  Listen and the system will read information about the case.