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The Office of the Clerk (in both divisions) is open from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on all days except Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays. The Customer Service Information line for Chicago is (312) 408-5000 and Rockford is (815) 987-4350. These are answered from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The CM/ECF Help Desk Number: (312) 408-7765.

Telephone Access to Case Information - McVCIS

To access McVCIS and obtain information concerning Northern District of Illinois Bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings dial Toll Free 1-866-222-8029. For additional instructions, click here.

Emergency New Case Filings Only:
(773) 495-5842 and (312) 543-5460



Court Locations

US Bankruptcy Court
Eastern Division
219 S. Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60604
Tel (312) 408-5000

US Bankruptcy Court
Western Division
327 South Church Street
Rockford, IL 61101
Tel (815) 987-4350

Joliet City Hall
150 West Jefferson Street
2nd Floor
Joliet, Illinois 60432
(There is no phone service)

North Branch Court
1792 Nicole Lane
Round Lake Beach, IL 60073
(There is no phone service)

Kane County Courthouse
100 South Third Street
Room 240
Geneva, IL 60134
(There is no phone service)

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