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.

On Saturday, June 29, 2013, the court will be performing important system maintenance on the CMECF system.
A  short CMECF service outage is expected from 7:00 AM CDT to approximately 8:00 AM CDT.

June 26, 2013

Effective June 24, 2013, the following Claim events have been redesigned with more user-friendly text and...

June 24, 2013

The Court has created a new Internet Website which is compliant with a national, standard website template. This template was developed in response to feedback received from court constituents expressing that consistency...

June 17, 2013

The June 2013 Newsletter edition is now available for your reading pleasure.

June 17, 2013

The United States Bankruptcy Court now provides Rich Site Summary (RSS) Feeds. The Court is using RSS version 2.0, a lightweight XML format designed for sharing rapidly changing content. The RSS feeds will provide easy...

June 14, 2013

Amended General Order 12-01 Regarding Procedures for Emergency Motions.
Effective June 1, 2013.

View Amended General Order No. 12-01...

June 5, 2013

In order to permit more time with family and friends, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois will be closed on Friday, July 5, 2013, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Any matter previously set for...

May 31, 2013

The power has been restored and court will be held as usual. Please report to court location of City Hall....

May 31, 2013

A transformer located in front of Joliet City Hall where Judge Black holds court on Fridays was blown out. We are uncertain if Com Ed will be able to have power fully restored by start of court tomorrow, Friday, May 31,...

May 30, 2013

Judge Doyle will be participating in the court's Calendar Adjustment Program from June 1, 2013 through August 31, 2013.

May 29, 2013