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.

In order to permit more time with family and friends, in addition to the federal holiday of Tuesday, July 4, 2017, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois will be closed on Monday, July 3, 2017. Any matter...

June 26, 2017

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois has elected under proposed Bankruptcy Rule 3015.1 not to require a Local Form for a chapter 13 plan instead of the proposed Official Form 113 (Chapter 13 Plan).

If Bankruptcy...

June 22, 2017

Motions for Withdrawal of Reference
Effective June 22, 2017

General Order No. 17-01


June 22, 2017

Judge Lynch will be participating in the court’s Calendar Adjustment Program from August 1, 2017 through October 31, 2017. All Western Division matters shall continue to be noticed for hearing before Judge Lynch at the Stanley J. Roszkowski...

June 2, 2017

On Tuesday June 6th, 2017 at 9:00 PM CDT, CMECF will be updated  which may affect PACER users accessing case information or documents. There will be no extensive service outage, but sessions logged on during the update may be disconnected....

June 6, 2017

Presented by the U.S. Trustee’s Office.

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May 31, 2017

On Wednesday, May 10th ONLY, Judge Thorne will be hearing trustee/original motions at 9:00 AM, continued matters at 9:30 AM and confirmations at 10:00 AM...

April 4, 2017