Administrative Orders

Administrative Order No. 18-08

In order to permit more time with family and friends, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois will alter its hours of operation as follows:

Closed on Monday, December 24, 2018, and Tuesday, December 25, 2018, in observance of the Christmas holiday. Any matter previously set for December 24, 2018, will be continued to December 26, 2018, or to another date set by the judge presiding in the matter.

Closed on Monday, December 31, 2018, and Tuesday, January 1, 2019, in observance of the New Year holiday. Any matter previously set for December 31, 2018, will be continued to January 2, 2019, or to another date set by the judge presiding in the matter.

Administrative Order No. 18-07

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, in observance ofthe National day of Mourning for President George H. W. Bush. All matters scheduled for that day will be rescheduled by each individual judge. The offices of the Clerk of Court will be closed.

Administrative Order No. 18-06

In order to permit more time with family and friends, in addition to the federal holiday on Thursday, November 22, 2018, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois will be closed on Friday, November 23, 2018. Any matter previously set for November 23, 2018 is continued to November 26, 2018 or another date set by the judge presiding in the matter.

Administrative Order No. 18-03

A plaintiff in an adversary proceeding must file an Adversary Proceeding Cover Sheet, Official Bankruptcy Form B 1040, with the adversary complaint.

Revised Administrative Order No. 17-02

IT IS ORDERED that the Administrative Order 17-02 dated January 24, 2017 is vacated as of the effective date of this order.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that ...

Revised Administrative Order No. 17-05

Order Regarding Deposit and Investment of Registry Funds

Administrative Order No. 17-03

Reassignment of Judge Cassling's Geneva Call and Judge Baer's Cook County Call

Administrative Order No. 17-02

Assignment of Cases
IT IS ORDERED that the Administrative Order 15-07 dated October 28, 2015 is vacated as of the effective date of this order.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that ...

Administrative Order No. 17-01

Motions to Reopen Cases Closed to an Inactive Judge
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 the Chief Judge's motion schedule.
IT IS ORDERED that all motions to reopen outlying county cases assigned to an inactive judge shall be filed before the judge designated to serve the county.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that this order shall be effective January 9, 2017.

Administrative Order No. 16-08

Reassignment of Cases
IT IS ORDERED that all currently pending Joliet cases on the calendar of Judge Bruce W. Black are reassigned to Judge Pamela S. Hollis.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that all Cook County Chapter 13 cases on the calendar of Judge Pamela S. Hollis are reassigned to Judge LaShonda A. Hunt, and all Cook County Chapter 7 cases on the calendar of Judge Bruce W. Black are also assigned to Judge LaShonda A. Hunt.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the clerk is authorized to modify the court's electronic case management records to conform with the provisions of this order; and
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that this order shall be effective with the close of business on January 5, 2017.

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