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.

Regarding Disclosure of Agreements Between Debtors and their Attorneys in All Cases and Compensation in Chapter 13 Cases

View Second Amended General Order 11-02...

September 21, 2011

Effective Friday, September 30, 2011, registered CM/ECF Email recipients will no longer receive paper notices sent by the Court. The only exception will be the 341 notice since it contains the full social security notice. For all other notices...

September 26, 2011

Judge Schmetterer will NOT be sitting on Thursday, September 29, 2011. See the Courtroom Deputy for a continue date. Otherwise, all matters will be continued to Monday, October 3, 2011 at the originally scheduled time.

September 26, 2011

Electrical work planned in the Courthouse, 10/07/11 - 10/09/11, will require a significant disruption of access to electronic filing this weekend. Access to the court's website and electronic filing services will not be available commencing...

October 4, 2011

On Monday, October 17th, 2011, the court will be performing an important upgrade. The following services will be unavailable from, approximately, 6:30 am to 7:00 am.

Outside CM/ECF(PACER)
Outside Training CM/ECF
Outside...

October 14, 2011

The Court will be installing a new version of CM/ECF beginning on Thursday, November 10, 2011 and continuing through the weekend. CM/ECF will be removed from service at 4:00 pm on Thursday , November 10, 2011. Service is expected to be restored...

October 26, 2011

After the court updates to Version 4.1 of CM/ECF over the Veterans day weekend, November 10th through November 13th, there will be a change in how the debtor's attorney will receive 341 notices for their client's cases....

October 31, 2011

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 25, 2011, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Any matter previously set for...

November 9, 2011

The next Chicago Bar Association Bankruptcy and Reorganization committee meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 from 12:15  to 1:30 p.m. A panel of speakers will go over how to determine the proper exemptions to use, and what...

November 9, 2011

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