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.

On Monday, October 17th, 2011, the court will be performing an important upgrade. The following services will be unavailable from, approximately, 6:30 am to 7:00 am.

Outside Training CM/ECF

October 14, 2011

The Court will be installing a new version of CM/ECF beginning on Thursday, November 10, 2011 and continuing through the weekend. CM/ECF will be removed from service at 4:00 pm on Thursday , November 10, 2011. Service is expected to be restored...

October 26, 2011

After the court updates to Version 4.1 of CM/ECF over the Veterans day weekend, November 10th through November 13th, there will be a change in how the debtor's attorney will receive 341 notices for their client's cases....

October 31, 2011

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 25, 2011, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Any matter previously set for...

November 9, 2011

The next Chicago Bar Association Bankruptcy and Reorganization committee meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 from 12:15  to 1:30 p.m. A panel of speakers will go over how to determine the proper exemptions to use, and what...

November 9, 2011

The Court will be updating CM/ECF commencing Thursday evening and continuing through, under best circumstances, Saturday evening, and possibly through Sunday.

During the CM/ECF outage our replica system will be...

November 9, 2011

Updated versions of the Model Chapter 13 Plan have been posted. Use of these forms is required effective 12/01/2011.
These forms include the necessary modifications for compliance with Rule 3002.1.

November 14, 2011

Please Join Us in Celebrating the 2011 Holiday Season.
View invitation for complete information.

November 15, 2011

he BCLC's November 2011 Newsletter is now available for your viewing pleasure.

November 16, 2011