civil court lawsuits
State Courts Online
To find webites for courts in different states, including appeals courts, you can use several online directories that track them:
Pick a state and at the new page look for the link to courts.
Pick a state on the map and at the new page check the listings under Judicial Branch.
This site has pull-down menus you use to locate online dockets and rules at state and federal courts around the country, as well as electronic copies of the forms the courts use.