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 United States Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Illinois is extremely pleased with the willingness of court users to take their time to complete our surveys. This is our 7th year administering our Customer Satisfaction Survey. The most...

April 2, 2014

The BCLC Spring 2014 Newsletter is now available for your viewing pleasure.

March 25, 2014

Judge Barnes will conduct court in the Ceremonial Courtroom 2525 on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 for matters scheduled to be heard at 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. All other matters will be heard in his regular courtroom 613.

March 11, 2014

The court has completed upgrading essential, foundational components of its Data Center.

Access to all court electronic services will remain available tonight February 14, 2014.

No further outage are scheduled at this time.


February 14, 2014

The court will be upgrading essential, foundational components of its Data Center during the period 7:00 pm - 5:00 am, Monday evening, February 10 through Saturday morning, February 15, 2014. During this period of time, no court electronic...

January 31, 2014

The court has been experiencing technical difficulties associated to judges' web court calendar today, 01/30/14.  At this time the necessary resources are working correctly and the calendars are updating.  We will continue to monitor the...

January 30, 2014

Effective February 1, 2014, all matters involving DuPage or Kane County cases will be referred to as the "Geneva call" and heard at the following location: Kane County Courthouse 100 South Third Street, Room 240 Geneva, IL.
Please refer to...

January 15, 2014

At approximately 3:00 PM, yesterday, 01/24/14, the Court learned that its Internet site was down and access to PACER/CM/ECF and all services were not available to the public. Further, it was not possible to use this list service to  provide...

January 25, 2014

Though access was restored early yesterday, Wednesday afternoon, our National Support did not officially advise us the difficulties were resolved until late Wednesday evening delaying this advisory.  

Once again our apologies for the...

January 16, 2014