Due to the inclement weather, The U.S. Bankruptcy Court located at 327 South Church Street, Rockford, Illinois will close today at 2:30 p.m. Please review the Courts website at www.ilnb.uscourts.gov for...
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.
The District Court has approved amendments to the Local Bankruptcy Rules. The revised rules will be effective January 1, 2012.
The Proof of Claim Form has been revised effective December 1, 2011. Please begin using the revised Proof of Claim form, the new attachment and the new supplements for all cases.
Official Form 10 (...
Commencing February 3, 2012, Chapter 13 matters will be heard every other Friday (with some exceptions) according to the following schedule:
December 5, 2011
*****SUPERSEDED BY THE REVISED ANNOUNCEMENT DATED 12/22/2011. New Rules Regarding Signatures in Electronically Filed Documents Effective January 1, 2012
View the revised announcement dated 12/22/2011
December 6, 2011
The court will be performing several essential pieces of system maintenance over the weekend. Though most of this work will be transparent to external court users an important point, the court's Internet site will be removed from service. In case...
December 8, 2011
This is the first of two messages associated to the retirement of Judge Squires.
As you know, Judge John H. Squires will be retiring from the bench at the end of 2011 after 24 years of distinguished service.
December 22, 2011
At their regular monthly meeting in December,the bankruptcy judges for the Northern District of Illinois approved a major change in the Administrative...
December 22, 2011
Please see Announcement of December 22, 2011 "Reassignment of Judge Squires' Pending Cases" for a detailed explanation of the reassignment rationale.
December 23, 2011
Judge Wedoff’s Procedure for Scheduling and Conducting Hearings on Certain Motions for Relief From the Stay in Chapter 7 Cases
Effective January 1, 2012, Judge Wedoff will employ a new procedure for scheduling and conducting hearings on certain motions for relief from the automatic stay. The procedures will apply only in Chapter 7 cases and only to motions alleging that...
December 28, 2011