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.

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March 9, 2016

United States Bankruptcy Judge Jacqueline P. Cox 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 her current term expires on February 2, 2017. A United States...

February 11, 2016

In observance of Lincoln's Birthday, a state court holiday, all matters scheduled to be heard before Judge Cassling in Geneva, Illinois on Friday,...

January 13, 2016

Judge Goldgar's chapter 13 call will not be heard on Tuesday, May 10, 2016.  Any matters set for that date will be continued to Tuesday, May 17,...

February 5, 2016

All matters scheduled to be heard before Judge Cassling in Geneva, Illinois on Friday, March 25, 2016 will be reset for Friday, April 1, 2016 at...

January 14, 2016

The Judicial Council of the Seventh Circuit is seeking applicants for a bankruptcy judge position for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

January 13, 2016

The U.S. Trustee's Office would like to suspend holding chapter 7 creditor meetings in Sterling and fold the Whiteside & Lee County cases into the regular Rockford 341 calendars located at Stewart Square, 308 West State Street, Rm. 40,...

January 8, 2016

Judge Goldgar's chapter 13 call will not be heard on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. Any matters set for that date will be continued to Tuesday, March...

December 28, 2015

United States Bankruptcy Judge Pamela Hollis 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 her current term expires on January 26, 2017. A United States...

December 21, 2015

On Friday December 18, 2015, at 9:00 PM Central Time, the Courts' public website, http://www.ilnb.uscourts.gov, may be intermittently inaccessible for approximately 4 hours while some important...

December 15, 2015

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