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 Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee created a survey regarding local practice in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois. This survey is for all practitioners who appear before the United States Bankruptcy...

October 25, 2012

View Interim Local Rule for complete details.

December 14, 2012

No interruption of CM/ECF services occurred during this maintenance.

February 8, 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 in design would improve...

February 22, 2013

The court must make an important repair to an element of the e-filing system. The outage will commence at approximately 5:00 PM CST. Service is expected to be restored within an hour. A list service and announcement will be posted when E-filing,...

February 8, 2013

Judge Schmetterer will be participating in the court’s Calendar Adjustment Program from March 1, 2013 through May 31, 2013. All documents shall continue to be filed with Judge Schmetterer’s name on them and noticed for hearing before Judge...

January 30, 2013

Beginning with the March 21, 2013 call and for all court dates in Geneva/Kane County thereafter the times are as follows:

Chapter 13 and Chapter 12 Motions at 9:30 a.m.
Chapter 13 and Chapter 12 Status hearings/Adversaries at 10:00...

January 25, 2013

Please note that the times for the Kane County - Geneva Call have changed. Chapter 7 Motions at 9:30 a.m. Chapter 7 Status Hearings/Adversaries at 10:00 a.m. Chapter 13 and Chapter 12 Motions at 10:30 a.m. Chapter 13 and Chapter 12 Status...

January 2, 2013

IT IS ORDERED that all pending Western Division cases, and any related adversary proceedings, on the calendar of Judge Manuel Barbosa are reassigned to Judge Thomas M. Lynch....

December 20, 2012

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