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 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

In order to permit more time with family and friends, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois will alter its hours of operation as follows:...

December 20, 2016

For complete information view General Order No. 16-01, effective January 1, 2017

December 22, 2016

View attached District Court General Order No. 16-0026 for complete announcement.

December 16, 2016

View attached press release from the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit for complete information.

December 7, 2016