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.

Beginning November 1, 2016 through January 31, 2017,...

October 14, 2016

The Bankruptcy Assistance Desk is seeking additional volunteers.  For information, see the attached.

October 4, 2016

All court electronic services have been restored. You may resume filing new case documents at this time. Use the following link to go directly to CM/ECF:

October 8, 2016

Due to a scheduled maintenance, most electronic services will be unavailable from Friday evening, October 7, 2016, 4:00 PM through, approximately, October 8, 2016, 2:00 PM.

During this period access to a backup version of Electronic Filing...

October 4, 2016

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois will close at 3:00 p.m. on Friday,...

September 28, 2016

Beginning October 4, 2016, and until further notice, Judge Doyle will hear Judge Goldgar’s Chicago chapter 13 call. The call will be heard in courtroom 742, 219 S. Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604.

The calls in both Judge Goldgar’s...

September 20, 2016

Revised Court-Approved Retention Agreement (CARA). Use for cases filed on or after September 19, 2016

September 12, 2016

This is a reminder that the order of Judge Thorne's Chapter 13 call will change beginning on September 12, 2016.  Trustee motions will now be heard at 9:00...

September 2, 2016

Please be advised that Judge Lynch's 9/28/16 morning court call will be heard in the afternoon as follows:

9:30 a.m. matters will be heard at 1:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. matters will be heard at 2:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. matters will be...

August 18, 2016

Effective August 22, 2016, pursuant to Local Rule 2090-5 “any other appearance must be filed by the attorney appearing using forms prescribed by the district court.” Therefore the local form Appearance as Attorney has been replaced with the...

August 19, 2016