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.

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

Please note Judge Hunt will only be sitting for the 10:30 a.m. CONFIRMATION CALL previously set on ...

January 24, 2017

IT IS ORDERED that all motions to reopen Cook County cases that are assigned to an inactive judge shall be filed before the Chief Judge according to the Chief Judge's motion schedule.
IT IS ORDERED that all motions to reopen outlying...

January 9, 2017

Please take notice that, effective February 1, 2017:

(1) All of Judge Janet S. Baer’s current chapter 13 matters will be reassigned by the Clerk...

December 27, 2016

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