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.

On Friday, January 16, 2009, Judge Squires will be holding court in Room 2011 instead of Room 4016 on this date only.
Renoticing/Amending any current motions set for hearing on that date is "not" necessary as there will be signs posted on...

January 13, 2009

All matters on calendar for February 2, 2009 for Judge Barbosa, at the Federal Building, 211 South Court Street, Room 115, in Rockford, IL, are cancelled. All matters are rescheduled for February 9, 2009 at the times originally scheduled. If you...

January 27, 2009

Effective, the weekend of February 13, 2009, the Court will be upgrading the electronic case filing application, CM/ECF. Many new features will be included.

February 2, 2009

The court will be installing a new version of CM/ECF the weekend of February 13 - 16, Version 3.3.1. To accomplish this CM/ECF will be removed from service at 4:00 P.M. Friday, February 13th. Service is expected to be restored by Sunday evening...

February 10, 2009

3:00 PM CST

The court is experiencing telecommunication difficulties at this time. Technical support staff are addressing this with the highest priority. We apologize for the inconvenience and will advise when the...

February 24, 2009

4:45 PM CST

The telecommunication difficulties have been corrected.

February 24, 2009

The Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee was formed to promote communications about Court procedures, etiquette, filings and other issues, and to assist the Court and attorneys in creating a more efficient environment.
Over the past several...

February 26, 2009

The Court's CM/ECF site and web site will be unavailable this evening Friday, February 27, 2009 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. due to network maintenance by Sprint. Please make note of this outage and plan accordingly.

February 27, 2009