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.

The CM/ECF system of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois (ILNB) will be undergoing maintenance for approximately 30 minutes beginning at 8:00 PM CST Saturday, February 25, 2017, through 8:30 PM CST.  During...

February 24, 2017

The CM/ECF system of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois (ILNB) is now available for use as of 12:00 PM (noon) Sunday, February 19th, 2017 CST.

We appreciate your patience during this maintenance...

February 19, 2017

The CM/ECF system of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois (ILNB) will be unavailable beginning at 4:00 PM CST Friday, February 17th, 2017, through 12:00 PM (noon) Sunday, February 19th, 2017 CST in order to...

February 14, 2017

Beginning Tuesday, March 7, 2017, Judge Goldgar will resume hearing his Chicago chapter 13 cases.

Both Judge Goldgar’s chapter 13 motion times and Judge Doyle’s chapter 13 motion times will revert to the times the judges previously used....

February 16, 2017

The Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee for the Northern District of Illinois was formed to assist the Bankruptcy Court and its practitioners to create a more efficient...

February 15, 2017

Effective February 1, 2017 Judge Cassling is the Presiding Judge over the Cook County Chapter 13 cases that were assigned to Judge Baer. Judge Baer is now the Presiding Judge for the DuPage & Kane County Cases being heard in Geneva, Illinois...

February 13, 2017

Judge Schmetterer will be participating in the court’s Calendar Adjustment Program from March 1, 2017 through May 31, 2017. All motions and Adversary proceedings in Chapter 7 and 13 cases shall continue to be noticed for hearing before Judge...

February 3, 2017

Judge Schmetterer will be participating in the court’s Calendar Adjustment Program from March 1, 2017 through May 31, 2017. All motions and Adversary proceedings in Chapter 7 and 13 cases shall continue to be noticed for hearing before Judge...

February 1, 2017

There will be no Chapter 13 call, including confirmations on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Any motion noticed for this day should be renoticed for another Chapter 13 day according to...

January 30, 2017

Assignment of Cases
Administrative Order No. 17-02

Reassignment of Judge Cassling's Geneva Call and Judge...

January 24, 2017

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