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.

The court must make an important repair to an element of the e-filing system. The outage will commence at approximately 5:00 PM CST. Service is expected to be restored within an hour. A list service and announcement will be posted when E-filing,...

February 8, 2013

Judge Schmetterer will be participating in the court’s Calendar Adjustment Program from March 1, 2013 through May 31, 2013. All documents shall continue to be filed with Judge Schmetterer’s name on them and noticed for hearing before Judge...

January 30, 2013

Beginning with the March 21, 2013 call and for all court dates in Geneva/Kane County thereafter the times are as follows:

Chapter 13 and Chapter 12 Motions at 9:30 a.m.
Chapter 13 and Chapter 12 Status hearings/Adversaries at 10:00...

January 25, 2013

Please note that the times for the Kane County - Geneva Call have changed. Chapter 7 Motions at 9:30 a.m. Chapter 7 Status Hearings/Adversaries at 10:00 a.m. Chapter 13 and Chapter 12 Motions at 10:30 a.m. Chapter 13 and Chapter 12 Status...

January 2, 2013

IT IS ORDERED that all pending Western Division cases, and any related adversary proceedings, on the calendar of Judge Manuel Barbosa are reassigned to Judge Thomas M. Lynch....

December 20, 2012

IT IS ORDERED that the Administrative Order 12-09 dated May 15, 2012 is vacated as of the effective date of this order.
Administrative Order 12-17

December 20, 2012

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