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.

Effective Monday March 8, 2010 the Clerk’s office (in both divisions) will expand the hours of operation. The Clerk’s office will be open from 8:30 until 4:30; and the Customer Service Information line (312) 435-5694 will be answered from 8:30...

March 4, 2010

Voice Case Information System (VCIS), is a free system that provides basic information via a toll-free phone call. It has been in use for many years, and is an important component of access to court records.
Recently a new system has been...

March 9, 2010

The success of the new McVCIS system has surpassed expectations, and therefore, the VCIS system will be shutdown on April 1, 2010.
The new number is 1-866-222-8029.
The Illinois Northern Bankruptcy Court is #15....

March 22, 2010

Effective immediately, please be advised that all of Judge Squires' DuPage Chapter 13 Matters will be set for 10:30 a.m. This includes all Chapter 13 original motions, adversaries, set matters and confirmations. This change will be effective...

April 12, 2010

Due to electrical work occurring in our area all court automated systems, including our website, will be removed from service commencing Friday, April 16, 2010, at approximately 4:00 PM. Services will be restored the afternoon of Sunday, April 18...

April 14, 2010

The Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Committee, Chaired by Chief U.S. District Judge James F. Holderman and U.S. Magistrate Judge Nan Nolan invite you to attend this free Webinar on April 28, 2010 at Noon C.D.T.

April 14, 2010

The Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee is looking for practicing attorneys who are interested in serving on the Committee. There will be several positions with two-year terms open to attorneys for the Committee's next term, which commences in...

April 15, 2010

All services are restored

April 18, 2010

General Order 08-01 regarding providing pay advices to trustees has been amended to eliminate the requirement that debtors send pay advices to the U.S. Trustee. Pay advices must still be provided to the case trustee and to any creditor who timely...

April 22, 2010

The Bankruptcy Court has adopted procedures under which attorneys who are members of the Volunteer Panel may apply for reimbursement of expenses incurred in connection with Volunteer Panel matters. The procedures can be found on the Court's web...

April 22, 2010

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