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 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

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

Pages