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 August 21, 2013 the following Motion Events have been redesigned with more user-friendly text and to prevent errors that require refiling.

  • Motion to Allow Claim
  • Motion to Modify Claim
  • Motion to...
August 21, 2013

During the weekend of August 23, 2013 - August 25, 2013 the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse will experience significant power outage. Most, if not all, of the building will be without electrical power commencing Friday afternoon August 23 at 4:00pm....

August 20, 2013

GENERAL ORDER NO. 13-1
REGARDING FLAT FEES FOR DEBTOR'S COUNSEL IN CHAPTER 13 CASES
Effective July 10, 2013

July 10, 2013

Effective June 27, 2013, we have combined the Plan and Modified Plan events for each chapter in a
single event. If you should choose the wrong option within the event, we will edit the docket and no
refiling will be required. Please...

June 27, 2013

On Saturday, June 29, 2013, the court will be performing important system maintenance on the CMECF system.
A  short CMECF service outage is expected from 7:00 AM CDT to approximately 8:00 AM CDT.

June 26, 2013

Effective June 24, 2013, the following Claim events have been redesigned with more user-friendly text and...

June 24, 2013

The Court has created a new Internet Website which is compliant with a national, standard website template. This template was developed in response to feedback received from court constituents expressing that consistency...

June 17, 2013

The June 2013 Newsletter edition is now available for your reading pleasure.

June 17, 2013

The United States Bankruptcy Court now provides Rich Site Summary (RSS) Feeds. The Court is using RSS version 2.0, a lightweight XML format designed for sharing rapidly changing content. The RSS feeds will provide easy...

June 14, 2013

Amended General Order 12-01 Regarding Procedures for Emergency Motions.
Effective June 1, 2013.

View Amended General Order No. 12-01...

June 5, 2013

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