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 court has recently learned of a very serious, negative, performance issue associated with CM/ECF, version 3.2. Prudence dictates that installation of CM/ECF version 3.2 be postponed until this problem has been resolved.

The weekend...

October 10, 2008

The Bankruptcy Judges of the Northern District of Illinois are considering the possibility of adopting a flat fee arrangement for creditors’ counsel in Chapter 13 cases that would allow the approval of attorneys’ fees in specified amounts or...

November 12, 2008

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, November 28, 2008 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Any matter previously set...

November 12, 2008

This is a minor change, made to section B, General provisions, under subsection 2(b). The change requires the standing trustee to "File and" serve the notice described in this section.
The revised Model Plan must be used for all plans...

December 3, 2008

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 Thursday, December 25, 2008 and Friday, December 26, 2008 in observance of Christmas Day and Thursday...

December 4, 2008

Effective December 1, 2008, the District Court adopted revised local rules for the Bankruptcy Court.

December 4, 2008

The following revised or new Official forms are available on our website at: Bankruptcy Forms

B 1 Exhibit D - Individual Debtor's Statement of Compliance with Credit Counseling Requirement
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December 18, 2008

Court will not be held at the Western Division Office (Rockford), today, Friday December 19, 2008 due to inclement weather. Matters schedule to be heard today are rescheduled to Tuesday, December 23, 2008, at the time originally scheduled on...

December 19, 2008

Administrative Procedures for the Case Management/Electronic Case Filing System, amended through December 16, 2008 have been posted.

December 22, 2008

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