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.

Please be aware of the following changes to Judge Barnes' courtroom and chambers locations. Effective November 5, 2012, Judge Barnes will be located in courtroom 613. His chambers will be located in suite 650. The new...

October 31, 2012

Please be aware of the following changes to Judge Goldgar's courtroom and chambers locations. Effective November 5, 2012, Judge Goldgar will be located in courtroom 642. His chambers will be located in suite 638.
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October 31, 2012

All Court electronic services,including CMECF and PACER have been restored. You may resume  viewing or filing new case documents at this  time.

October 6, 2012

On Saturday, October 6, 2012, the court will be performing important system maintenance. Maintenance will begin 9:00 AM and continue until 12:00 PM Central Daylight Time, possibly sooner.

During this outage most...

October 3, 2012

Effective December 7, 2012, the Will, LaSalle, Kendall & Grundy call will be heard at:

Joliet City Hall
150 West Jefferson Street
2nd Floor
Joliet, Illinois 60432

Please note that in...

October 1, 2012

Regarding Procedures for Emergency Motions

Effective October 1, 2012

View General Order No. 12-01

September 19, 2012

Bankruptcy and Reorganization Committee announces annual "State of the Court" meeting to be held with Chief Judge Black on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 12:15 p.m. Please click on the attachment for further details.

September 17, 2012

It is necessary for the court to make a very important change to its Internet services this Friday, September 14, 2012. Commencing at 7:00 PM, Central Time, access the court's website and electronic filing will be unavailable. The outage duration...

September 12, 2012

On Thursday, August 23, 2012, we will perform an important upgrade. The following services will be unavailable from, approximately, 6:30 am to 7:00 am.

Outside CM/ECF(PACER)
Outside Training CM/ECF
Outside Test CM...

August 22, 2012

REMINDER - Effective September 1, 2012, Judge Doyle will hear Chapter 13 cases on Tuesdays. All new motions, original and trustee, will be heard at 9:15 a.m. Set matters will be at 10:00 a.m. (including status hearings on...

August 20, 2012

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