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.

Following the lead of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern...

December 9, 2014

Effective immediately, deliveries can no longer be made to judges’ chambers or to courtroom deputies.

Courtesy Copies, Payroll Orders, Trial Exhibits, Draft Orders, etc....

December 5, 2014

IT IS ORDERED that the Administrative Order 13-11 dated December 17, 2013 is vacated as of the effective date of this order.

View Administrative Order 14-08 for...

December 2, 2014

Effective December 1, 2014, there are new CM/ECF events to match the titles of the revised Official Forms for Chapter 7, 11 and 13 Statements. The title of the event will match the form title and include the form...

November 26, 2014

The December 1, 2014 court call will begin at 10:00 a.m.  All 9:30 a.m. matters will be heard at 10:00 a.m.  All other time slots will remain undisturbed.

November 26, 2014

The SSN Statement should be signed by the debtor, scanned and filed using the event, Statement of Social...

November 21, 2014

In order to permit more time with family and friends, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois will be closed on Thursday, November 27, and Friday, November 28, 2014, in observance of the...

November 14, 2014

Amendments to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule - Effective December 01, 2014.

At its September 2014 session, the Judicial Conference approved amendments to...

November 7, 2014

The Official Bankruptcy Forms listed below have been adopted by the Judicial Conference of the United States to be effective December 01, 2014. For additional information regarding the affected forms below, please...

November 7, 2014

The Judicial Council of the Seventh Circuit is seeking applicants for a bankruptcy judge position for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

November 6, 2014

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