News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Important Change to Documentation for Original Non-Attorney Signatures, Section II.C.1....

October 31, 2014

You can help make the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois more accessible and understandable to pro se parties, debtors and creditors, by staffing the court’s bankruptcy assistance desk at the...

October 30, 2014

If you are an ECF Attorney and would like your  support staff  to take the online training, contact the ECF Help desk at (312) 408-7765 or send an email to ecf_train@ilnb.uscourts.gov requesting a...

October 27, 2014

You’re invited to the Annual Bench-Bar Holiday Party.
Come and enjoy cocktails and appetizers with your colleagues from the Northern District of Illinois Bankruptcy Court Bench and Bar.

Date: Tuesday, December 9,...

October 27, 2014

Pay.gov will not be available to agencies and their customers on the following...

October 20, 2014

Important Change to Documentation for Original Non-Attorney Signatures, Section II.C.1.

When an individual other than a Registrant is required to sign a document that is filed electronically, the...

October 9, 2014

DUE TO ONGOING DELAYS RESULTING FROM LAST WEEK’S AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL INCIDENT, JUDGE SCHMETTERER’S FLIGHT SCHEDULED TO ARRIVE ON TUESDAY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  ALL CHAPTER 13 MATTERS SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2014, WILL BE...

September 30, 2014

All external resources are running at full performance.

Our apology for this difficulty and thanks for your patience.

September 26, 2014

The Court's internet website, access to PACER Net and CM/ECF service are experiencing intermittent poor performance. Engineering is feverishly working on the problem. At this time we do not have an ETA.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

September 26, 2014

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