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.

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

The CM/ECF system of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois (ILNB) will be unavailable from 6:00 AM CDT through 12:00 PM (Noon), Saturday, May 6th, 2017, in order to perform required maintenance.
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May 2, 2017

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 9:00 PM CDT Wednesday, April 26, 2017, through 9:30 PM CDT.  During this...

April 26, 2017

The CM/ECF system of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois (ILNB) will...

April 7, 2017

The CM/ECF system of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois (ILNB) will be unavailable from 2:00 AM CDT through 8:00 AM, Saturday, April 8th, 2017, in order to perform required maintenance.

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April 4, 2017

Effective April 3, 2017, Motion for Interpleader Deposit and Motion for Interpleader Disbursement are now available in CM/ECF. Interpleader Funds, deposited under 28 USC Section 1335, meet the IRS definition of "Disputed  Ownership Funds" and...

April 4, 2017

Effective immediately, all chapter 7 matters for Kane and DuPage Counties heard by Judge Baer in Geneva...

April 4, 2017

Beginning April 1, 2017, Judge Barnes will no longer be using in-person court reporters. Instead, Judge Barnes will be using the Electronic Court Recording Operator (ECRO)...

March 30, 2017

Attorneys appearing in Chapter 13 matters before Judge Barnes are invited to attend an informal lunch on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Please join us to discuss helpful procedures and logistics regarding chapter 13 matters with the hopes of increasing...

March 21, 2017

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