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 Federal Courthouse building at 219 South Dearborn, Chicago has been renamed to the Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse.

September 28, 1999

Effective October 1, 1999, Glenn B. Stearns is appointed Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division.
All Pending Chapter 13 cases from the Counties of DuPage, Grundy...

September 28, 1999

The Judges of the Bankruptcy Court have compiled a set of orders for use in Northern District Of Illinois Bankruptcy cases.
They are available in the FORMS section of the website under "LOCAL BANKRUPTCY FORM ORDERS".

November 4, 1999

One of the goals of Chief Judge Sonderby is to take a fresh look at our processes and procedures to determine if they can be improved, streamlined or simplified by making greater use of our computers and the court's Web site.

One example...

January 10, 2000

Attention attorneys in Chapter 13 cases: Effectively immediately, please begin using the new Chapter 13 Fee Application and Order, copies of which can be found at Form Orders Nos. 23 and 23a on the court's website.

February 25, 2000