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.

Effective December 7, 2012, the Will, LaSalle, Kendall & Grundy call will be heard at:

Joliet City Hall
150 West Jefferson Street
2nd Floor
Joliet, Illinois 60432

Please note that in...

October 1, 2012

Regarding Procedures for Emergency Motions

Effective October 1, 2012

View General Order No. 12-01

September 19, 2012

Bankruptcy and Reorganization Committee announces annual "State of the Court" meeting to be held with Chief Judge Black on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 12:15 p.m. Please click on the attachment for further details.

September 17, 2012

It is necessary for the court to make a very important change to its Internet services this Friday, September 14, 2012. Commencing at 7:00 PM, Central Time, access the court's website and electronic filing will be unavailable. The outage duration...

September 12, 2012

On Thursday, August 23, 2012, we will perform an important upgrade. The following services will be unavailable from, approximately, 6:30 am to 7:00 am.

Outside Training CM/ECF
Outside Test CM...

August 22, 2012

REMINDER - Effective September 1, 2012, Judge Doyle will hear Chapter 13 cases on Tuesdays. All new motions, original and trustee, will be heard at 9:15 a.m. Set matters will be at 10:00 a.m. (including status hearings on...

August 20, 2012

Today at approximately 12:30 PM, access to all court electronic services were interrupted for a period of about 2 hours due to a court Internet connectivity problem. This problem has been corrected.

We apologize for the difficulty you may...

August 16, 2012

At approximately 6:00 AM to 6:15 AM we will be performing an important network change.

This may cause an interruption to CM/ECF and the Court's website.

We apologize for the inconvenience.


August 15, 2012

For detailed information view the attachment.

July 27, 2012

IT IS ORDERED that all motions to reopen Cook County cases that are assigned to an inactive judge shall be filed before the Chief Judge according to his motion schedule.

IT IS ORDERED that all motions to...

July 16, 2012