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.

We have created a new Motion event in accordance with Bankruptcy Rule 4008, Motion to Extend Time to File Reaffirmation Agreement. This event is now available for your use. Please remember to title your motion and proposed order to match the...

July 15, 2010

The United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Illinois, in conjunction with the Chicago Bar Association Bankruptcy Committee will be holding a "Next Generation CM/ECF Discussion" from 12:30 - 2:00 on Tuesday, July 27 in room 1132 of...

July 23, 2010

Several tickets are still available for the Annual Bankruptcy Liaison Committee's White Sox Event. Tickets are $60 per person. Patio opens at 5:40 p.m., first pitch is 7:10 pm.

To Purchase Tickets Please Contact

August 5, 2010

Beginning September 2, 2010, Judge Barbosa will be sitting in a new Courtroom at the Kane County Courthouse, Courtroom 250. All Kane County hearings for dates on September 2, 2010 or after should be noticed for the new Courtroom Number 250. All...

August 10, 2010

The court in cooperation with U. S. Trustee staff has created a new web page for the benefit of attorneys managing Chapter 7 cases. We have published the "341 trustee preferences" for Chapter 7...

August 23, 2010

2nd edition of the The Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee's Newsletter is now available for your viewing pleasure.
August 2010 Newsletter.

August 24, 2010

The U. S. Bankruptcy Courts encourage the bankruptcy community to utilize Electronic Bankruptcy Noticing (EBN). EBN is a free service that allows court notices to be transmitted electronically. delivering them faster and more conveniently. Some...

August 27, 2010

We have created a new event, Notice of Mortgage Payment Change. This event is now available for your use. Please be sure that a proper caption is included on your document and that the title is consistent with the title of the event. If you have...

September 7, 2010

Effective, October 15, 2010, use of this model plan is mandatory. It may also be used at any time prior to October 15, 2010.
Amended Chapter 13 Model Plan.

September 13, 2010

The new form can be found at this link.
Please begin use of the new form immediately.

September 14, 2010