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.

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

The court will be performing system maintenance. To accomplish this CM/ECF will be removed from service at 4:00 PM CT, Friday, September 24th. Service is expected to be restored by Saturday September 25th at approximately 12PM CT (possibly...

September 21, 2010

Judge Squires will not be hearing Chapter 7 and 11 original motions on Mondays as of January 3, 2011.
Chicago Chapter 7 and 11 original motions may be set for Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. only.
If there is a set matter that...

October 7, 2010

Use of these forms, Bankruptcy and Adversary, will be required for all motions and proposed orders presented on and after November 1, 2010. Based on feedback from our filer-base and the bench we have posted an updated version of the fillable...

October 13, 2010

This form must be used for all cases filed on or after December 1, 2010, but use may begin immediately.

October 22, 2010

Effective November 1, 2010 use of the court's fillable order forms is required.

Please use the new forms for all proposed orders other than those listed on the court's web site under the...

October 29, 2010

Please use the newly adopted "Order to Redact" forms which have been posted on the court's internet site when asking the court to redact private information filed on documents in violation of...

November 1, 2010

In order to permit more time with family and friends, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois will be closed on Friday, November 26, 2010 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Any matter previously set for...

November 10, 2010

On Friday, November 26, 2010 we will be performing some important maintenance to CM/ECF and the public website. CM/ECF is expected to be unavailable from 8:00 am to 12:00 PM. The public website, www.ilnb....

November 19, 2010