Frequently Asked Questions

How do I perform a word search on the documents in a case?

Task: You want to search for a particular word or phrase across all the documents in a case. 

Note: CaseLines can search all the documents in a case for words or phrases.  CaseLines looks for exact matches and partial matches.  For example, a search for ‘smith’ will also return results for ‘smythe’ using the sounds like capability built into CaseLines. 


  1. Access the CaseLines website with your user name and password.
  2. Click on ‘Case List’ (near the top left of the window).
  3. Find the right case and click on ‘Go To Case’.
  4. Click on ‘Search’ (In the list of options at the top of the white area on the right hand side).
  5. Type the word or phrase for which you would like to search.
  6. Click on ‘Search’
  7. Search results are shown below.  Click on the name of a document to see the search results highlighted in that document.