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.

Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee Winter Newsletter now available for your reading pleasure.


December 10, 2012

Scheduled CMECF maintenance done as of December 8, 2012, 11:55 AM CT. You may resume viewing or filing new case documents at this time.

December 8, 2012

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 Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25, 2012, in observance of the Christmas holiday and on...

December 6, 2012

The new courtroom in Geneva is 240 starting immediately.

December 6, 2012

Effective with Judge Doyle's Chapter 13 call in Chicago on January 8, 2013, new attorney and trustee motions will be heard at 9:30 a.m. Any motions already set for the 9:15 a.m. time slot will be heard instead at 9:30 a.m.

Please notice...

December 5, 2012

CMECF will be removed from service at 4:00 PM CDT on Friday, December 7, 2012 for scheduled maintenance. The outage will affect filing of documents. The outage should be over by December 8, 2012 at appropriately 2:00 PM and services restored....

December 4, 2012

The following motions events are available for filers to use whenever they wish tor request that an order or judgment be modified. All of these events will allow a filer to relate to an order or judgment. The Motion to Amend can no longer be used...

December 3, 2012

When you provide a check or money order as payment, you authorize us either to use information from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction. For inquiries, please...

November 30, 2012

View attachment notice for complete information.

November 26, 2012

Effective November 21, 2012 some filing fees will change. Please click on the attachment to review the changes which are hghlighted in red.

November 15, 2012