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.

When filing any event that requires a selection from the Location List, do not select any locations that have an X at the beginning of the location. These locations have been retired from use and should never be used. When a retired location is...

September 13, 2006

Official Forms approved by the Executive Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States on September 19, 2005 and Committee Notes to be used effective October 1, 2006. The court is working to make the revised forms fillable, but in the...

September 28, 2006
September 28, 2006

CM/ECF will be removed from service commencing Friday, 10/13/06, at 4:30PM (CDT). This outage is necessary to perform an essential CM/ECF system upgrade, version 3.1, to support the BAPCPA legislation. Service will be restored by Saturday...

October 13, 2006

Effective immediately please notice all motions for Joliet at the address listed below:
Will County Court Annex Building
57 North Ottawa Street, Room 201
Joliet, Illinois 60432

In addition, please select...

November 15, 2006

CM/ECF will be removed from service commencing Friday, 12/15/06, at 4:30PM (CST) for scheduled maintenance. Service will be restored by Saturday afternoon, 12/16/2006.
Thank your for your cooperation and understanding.

December 13, 2006

The Illinois Northern Bankruptcy Court's website,, will be down on Sunday February 4, 2007 at approximately 5pm for system maintenance. The outage is expected to last until 8pm (3...

February 2, 2007