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 United States Bankruptcy Court is offering attorneys two options for completion of the ECF training: (option one ) on-line training and (option two) on-site classroom training. On-site classroom training is offered to attorneys and their...

May 2, 2008

Beginning September 12, 2008, the location of the Lake County bankruptcy court call will change again. Lake County chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy matters will be no longer be heard at the Lakehurst Branch Court. The call...

June 3, 2008

The Lake County bankruptcy call scheduled for August 8, 2008, has been reset to August 1, 2008. There will be no Lake County call on August 8.

June 5, 2008

Effective June 27, 2008, Judge Squires will be sitting in a new Courtroom at the Dupage County Courthouse, Courtroom 4016. All Hearings should be noticed for the new Courtroom Number. All Hearing times remain the same. The Dupage County 341...

June 11, 2008

Effective, tentatively the weekend of July 11, 2008, the Court will be upgrading the electronic case filing application. Many new features will be included. Please select from the links below to learn more.

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June 25, 2008

The Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago (LAF) is seeking a staff attorney to work part time (60%) at the bankruptcy help desk, which is located in the United States Bankruptcy Court, 219 S. Dearborn, Chicago...
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July 1, 2008

Due to a variety of issues the court will not be able to perform the intended upgrade to CM/ECF Version 3.2 this weekend, July 11, 2008. We do not have a specific date at this time, but will advise you at the first opportunity. The date will most...

July 9, 2008

The PACER-Net connection to the PACER Service Center (PSC)is currently down. All web traffic to the PACER Service Center website and U.S. Party/Case Index is affected by this outage. Customers can not use the PACER links page, run searches on the...

July 11, 2008

The PACER Service Center (PSC) website and U.S. Party/Case Index have failed over to replicated sites.
All functionality has been restored.
If you have any questions please call the PACER Service Center's toll free number at 800-676...

July 11, 2008

Pursuant to section 2071(b) of Title 28 of the United States Code regarding appropriate public notice and opportunity for comment, public notice is hereby given that the Court has approved for publication a proposed amendment to the following...

July 11, 2008

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