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.

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

Relocation to the new U.S. Courthouse at 327 South Church Street, Rockford, Illinois has been delayed. All court hearings will continue to be heard in the Federal Building, 211 South Court Street, Room 115, Rockford, Illinois until further notice...

April 11, 2012

CMECF will be removed from service at 4:00 PM CDT on Friday, March 23, 2012 for scheduled maintenance. The outage will affect filing and viewing of document and case information. The outage should be over by appropriately 8:00 PM and services...

March 19, 2012

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Rockford, IL is relocating

1. The United States Bankruptcy Clerks Office located at 211 South Court Street is moving to 327 South Church Street. Effective Monday, April 23, 2012, all bankruptcy filings...

March 16, 2012

Effective June 1, 2012, the Lake County call will be heard at:
North Branch Court (Round Lake Beach)
1792 Nicole Lane
Round Lake Beach, Illinois
Please note that only the courthouse location is...

March 2, 2012

IT IS ORDERED that all pending Cook County Chapter 7 cases, and any related Adversary Proceedings, on Calendars "H" and "W" are reassigned to Judge Janet S. Baer.

IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the clerk is...

March 6, 2012