News & Announcements

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Effective immediately, the Chapter 13 DuPage Confirmations will be moved from 11:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 
All matters currently set for 11:30 a.m. on June 15, 2012, and thereafter, will be heard at 11:00 a.m.

June 4, 2012

Starting July 20, 2012, the afternoon motion times for the Lake County call will change. All times will be moved up one-half hour. The new times are as follows:

1:00 p.m. – Original motions
1:30 p.m. – Set matters

June 4, 2012

The United States Bankruptcy Court is moving to the new U.S. Courthouse in Rockford, IL. Effective Monday, June 4, 2012, all bankruptcy filings will be accepted and court hearings will be conducted at the new location. The address will be:

May 18, 2012

IT IS ORDERED that the Administrative Order 12-08 dated May 15, 2012 is vacated as of the effective date of this order.

Administrative Order 12...

May 16, 2012

Administrative Order 12-06 Reassignment of Judge Janet S. Baer's Chapter 13 Cases.


May 14, 2012

All services should now be available . Please let the court know if you continue to experience difficulty by calling the Court's Main Number: (312) 435-5694 or by completing a customer contact form at :...

April 30, 2012

A catastrophic failure has occurred within our District regarding telecommunications. At this time we can only advise that Court, Circuit, Judiciary and Service Provider technical staff is working on the trouble . We will continue to update in...

April 30, 2012

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


April 18, 2012