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.

Revised Court-Approved Retention Agreement (CARA). Use for cases filed on or after September 19, 2016

September 12, 2016

This is a reminder that the order of Judge Thorne's Chapter 13 call will change beginning on September 12, 2016.  Trustee motions will now be heard at 9:00...

September 2, 2016

Please be advised that Judge Lynch's 9/28/16 morning court call will be heard in the afternoon as follows:

9:30 a.m. matters will be heard at 1:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. matters will be heard at 2:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. matters will be...

August 18, 2016

Effective August 22, 2016, pursuant to Local Rule 2090-5 “any other appearance must be filed by the attorney appearing using forms prescribed by the district court.” Therefore the local form Appearance as Attorney has been replaced with the...

August 19, 2016

Judge Thorne is switching times in which she hears Chapter 13 motions. Effective 9/12, she will hear Chapter 13 Trustee motions at 9:00 (now it is at 9:30) and Chapter 13 Original motions at 9:30 (now at 9:00).

July 26, 2016

The Association of Bankruptcy Judicial Assistants (ABJA) proudly sponsors our annual Certified Bankruptcy...

July 29, 2016

Due to scheduled maintenance, most electronic services will be intermittently available on Thursday July 28th, 2016, from 6:00 PM through 9:00 PM.

Access to CM/ECF and the Court's Internet website will be intermittent during this brief...

July 26, 2016

Due to scheduled maintenance, most electronic services will be intermittently available on Sunday July...

July 22, 2016

Chicago, Ill. – The Bankruptcy Court for Northern District of Illinois now leads the nation with the most filings of any bankruptcy court in the country. With 47,535 case filings in the 12-month period ending March 31, 2016, the Bankruptcy Court...

June 28, 2016