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.

Due to inclement weather the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois will be closed on Monday, February 2nd. All Judges matters will be continued to Tuesday, February 3rd unless specified below.  Judge Cox and Judges...

February 1, 2015

Due to the weather Judge Schmetterer will not be holding court and chambers will be closed.

All...

February 1, 2015

The court has entered the attached order governing telephonic participation in hearings in In re Caesars...

January 22, 2015

On Sunday, January 18, 2015 the building network will undergo an outage of approximately an hour....

January 16, 2015

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

Rule 8009(b), effective December 1, 2014, defines the responsibility of the Appellant and the Appellee to...

December 22, 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

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