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.

You can now add the Debtor Name and Case Number to this form. Please begin using the modified form and remember to complete the name and case number, whenever you are filing the Model Retention Agreement as an individual entry. 

If you...

December 13, 2010

The event, Request for Service of Notice - No Paper, will be modified Monday, December 20, 2010 to require a PDF. At the present time, this event does NOT require that you attach a PDF. We are making this change for Quality Control purposes to...

December 13, 2010

At 9:00 PM tonight, CM/ECF will be down for some important maintenance.
We expect the outage will take approximately a half hour, until 9:30 PM.

We appreciate your patience and understanding.

December 15, 2010

Due to continued increase in the number of cases filed in the Northern District of Illinois, we have adjusted the beginning number of cases filed in the Western Division (Rockford) for calendar year 2011 to begin at 80,000. Thus all cases filed...

January 4, 2011

CM/ECF will not be available Saturday, January 15, 2011. There will be no interruption of access to CM/ECF this weekend, January 8 - 9, 2011. Saturday, January 15, 2011 CM/ECF will not be available between the hours of, approximately, 07:00 AM...

January 7, 2011

Starting on January 14, 2011 and continuing until December 31, 2011, all matters in DuPage County in which the Springer, Brown, Covey, Gaertner and David LLC firm or any lawyer affiliated with the Springer Brown firm is a party in interest or...

January 7, 2011

Due to an urgent PACER system upgrade CM/ECF will not be available this Saturday, January 15, 2011, between the hours of, approximately, 07:00 AM and 04:00 PM CST.
We apologize for this short notice and for any inconvenience it may cause...

January 12, 2011

Starting on January 14, 2011 and continuing until December 31, 2011, all matters in DuPage County in which the Springer, Brown, Covey, Gaertner and David LLC firm or any lawyer affiliated with the Springer Brown firm is a party in interest or...

January 13, 2011

Due to potential blizzard conditions, the Bankruptcy Court (Dirksen and Rockford Courthouses) will be closed Wednesday, February 2, 2011. The court will continue to provide updates via its Internet website and list service e-mail message. Please...

February 1, 2011

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