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 November 1, 2010 use of the court's fillable order forms is required.

Please use the new forms for all proposed orders other than those listed on the court's web site under the...

October 29, 2010

Please use the newly adopted "Order to Redact" forms which have been posted on the court's internet site when asking the court to redact private information filed on documents in violation of...

November 1, 2010

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 26, 2010 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Any matter previously set for...

November 10, 2010

On Friday, November 26, 2010 we will be performing some important maintenance to CM/ECF and the public website. CM/ECF is expected to be unavailable from 8:00 am to 12:00 PM. The public website, www.ilnb....

November 19, 2010

Effective Friday, November 19, 2010, if you need to file a proposed order AFTER a motion or request for hearing has been filed, please use the event, "Proposed Order", instead of the event, " Attachment". No additional text is required. This...

November 19, 2010

The event, Answer to Complaint, has been modified effective Friday, November 19, 2010, based on a request of a customer. The event now allows you to indicate that a Jury Demand is being requested. Please remember to include " and Jury Demand" in...

November 19, 2010

Please Join Us in Celebrating the 2010 Holiday Season. 
View invitation for complete information.

November 23, 2010

The BCLC's November 2010 Newsletter is now available for your viewing pleasure.

November 23, 2010

Effective, October 15, 2010, use of this model plan is mandatory for case filed on 10/15/2010 and later. It may also be used for any case filed prior to October 15, 2010.
Amended Chapter 13 Model...

November 23, 2010

On November 20, 2010, the CM/ECF Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) email system was changed for the entire federal judiciary. This was expected to be a transparent change but if you are missing any NEF's, please look at the "SPAM/Junk" folder in...

November 29, 2010

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