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.

Due to the need to process a critical task it is necessary for the court to take CM/ECF out of service this evening, April 14, 2008, for a period of approximately 4 hours. The outage will take place between 8:00 PM and 12:00 Midnight.


April 14, 2009

The Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee is looking for practicing attorneys who are interested in serving on the Committee. There will be several positions open to attorneys for the Committee's next term, which commences in June 2009. The...

April 20, 2009

Thursday, July 30,2009, against the New York Yankees Patio Opens at 5:40pm; First Pitch at 7:10pm Tickets $80

To Purchase Tickets Please Contact
Adam P. Silverman or Robin Maatman

April 27, 2009

Judge Doyle will be participating in the court’s Calendar Adjustment Program from June 1, 2009 through August 31, 2009. All documents in her cases should continue to be filed with Judge Doyle’s name on them and noticed for hearing...

May 5, 2009

Revised form effective June 1, 2009.

Model Retention Agreement

May 13, 2009

The "Required Statement to Accompany Motions for Relief from Stay" has been amended to require additional information regarding the nature of post-petition default payments...

May 26, 2009

We at the United States Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Illinois are extremely pleased with the willingness of court users to take their time to complete our surveys. An Access and Fairness survey was administered to the court users during...

June 2, 2009

will be honored at a reception by
The Bankruptcy and Reorganization Committee
of the Chicago Bar Association

Thursday, June 18, 2009
5:00 to 7:00 p.m.


June 11, 2009

In an effort to cure performance issues encountered this week, CM/ECF will be stopped allowing certain configuration changes to be made. It is not certain that these changes will rectify all...

July 8, 2009

We understand that many users of the court's electronic filing systems have experienced performance issues over the past months.

The court, working with elements of national system support, has developed a plan to move to a new processing...

August 13, 2009