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 court will be performing several essential pieces of system maintenance over the next two weekends. Though most of this work will be transparent to external court users an important point, the court's Internet site will be removed from...

November 30, 2011

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...

March 5, 2013

The District Court has approved amendments to the Local Bankruptcy Rules. The revised rules will be effective January 1, 2012.

View revised Local Rules

December 1, 2011

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 (...

December 5, 2011

Commencing February 3, 2012, Chapter 13 matters will be heard every other Friday (with some exceptions) according to the following schedule:

Time:...
December 5, 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.

The...

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

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