General Orders

Appointments to Bankruptcy Court Pro Bono Committee

Dated: August 20, 2020

Vacating General Order 03-16 regarding rejection of all petitions that do not comply with Bankruptcy Rule 1006 which states that all petitions filed must be accompanied by the appropriate filing fee or an application for paying filing fees in installments

Dated: July 09, 2020

Pro Bono Committee

Dated: June 18, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 emergency, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois has made additional important changes to its procedures.  Beginning June 1, 2020, all trials and evidentiary hearings will be conducted remotely by videoconferencing.

Dated: May 13, 2020

Adoption of Amended Interim Bankruptcy Rule 1020
Implementing the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019
(amended as required by the CARES Act)

Dated: April 21, 2020

Court Proceedings During COVID-19 Public Emergency

Dated: September 28, 2020

Court Proceedings During COVID-19 Public Emergency

Dated: September 21, 2020

Court Proceedings During COVID-19 Public Emergency

Dated: May 18, 2020

Appointment to Bankruptcy Court Rules Advisory Committee
Joe Graham is appointed a member of the Bankruptcy Court Rules Advisory Committee, replacing David Cleary who has been appointed a bankruptcy judge.

Dated: February 24, 2020

Adoption of Interim Bankruptcy Rules Implementing the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019.

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