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.

Judge Barnes' Tuesday, May 24, 2016, court call will begin at 10:30 a.m.

May 20, 2016

The BCLC Newsletter Spring 2016 edition is now available for your viewing pleasure.

May 13, 2016

Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee Annual Baseball Outing


May 10, 2016

No matters will be heard for Judge Cassling Tuesday, May 3, 2016 and Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Any matters set for those days will be reset. Please...

April 11, 2016

The 9:00 a.m. Trustee's motions will be heard at 9:30 a.m.

April 18, 2016

United States Bankruptcy Judge A. Benjamin Goldgar of the Northern District of Illinois has applied to be reappointed by the United States Court of Appeals to a new 14-year term when his current term expires on February 02, 2017. A United States...

April 1, 2016

Amendments to the Bankruptcy Court's Local Rules have been approved by the...

March 30, 2016


Revised Bankruptcy Forms Effective April 1, 2016

Effective April 1, 2016, dollar amounts stated in various provisions of Title 11 and Title 28 of the U.S. Code will adjust to keep pace with the Consumer Price...

March 25, 2016

These revised forms should be used immediately in all applicable matters...

March 17, 2016

During the months of June, July & August, the Geneva Motion/Adversary Schedule will change. Judge Cassling will be sitting every other Friday during those months.  Please refer to the sitting and non-sitting...

March 16, 2016