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.

Several Official Bankruptcy Forms will be amended effective December 1, 2016.  Forms 420A and 420B (Notice of Motion or Objection and Notice of Objection to Claim) will be amended to conform to the numbering scheme...

November 1, 2016

Judge Lynch's Chapter 13 call will not be heard on December 2, 2016. Matters scheduled for that date will be heard on December 9, 2016. Any matters noticed...

October 24, 2016

Beginning this  week, we are piloting  a change  to CM/ECF which will prevent the filing of a motion on a...

October 19, 2016

Beginning November 1, 2016 through January 31, 2017,...

October 14, 2016

The Bankruptcy Assistance Desk is seeking additional volunteers.  For information, see the attached.

October 4, 2016

All court electronic services have been restored. You may resume filing new case documents at this time. Use the following link to go directly to CM/ECF:

October 8, 2016

Due to a scheduled maintenance, most electronic services will be unavailable from Friday evening, October 7, 2016, 4:00 PM through, approximately, October 8, 2016, 2:00 PM.

During this period access to a backup version of Electronic Filing...

October 4, 2016

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois will close at 3:00 p.m. on Friday,...

September 28, 2016