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.

The December 2015 amendments to FRCP 37(e) were designed to bring consistency to when courts find the loss of ESI sanctionable.  Has the amendment’s intent to address the “serious problems resulting from the...

October 16, 2017

Instructor-Led E-Filing Training Classes for Attorneys and their Support Staff are offered at the...

September 15, 2017

Please mark your calendars for the Annual Bench-Bar Holiday Party sponsored by the ND IL...

October 5, 2017

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois has elected under proposed Bankruptcy Rule 3015.1 not to require a Local Form for a chapter 13 plan instead of the proposed Official Form 113 (Chapter 13 Plan).

If Bankruptcy...

June 22, 2017

The following events have been modified.

Consolidation of Adversary Proceedings - Use for any...

September 12, 2017

See the attached instructions for serving the Internal Revenue Service in Northern District of Illinois Bankruptcy Cases.

September 1, 2017

The CM/ECF Live system of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois (ILNB) will be undergoing maintenance beginning at 4:00 AM CDT Saturday, August 19, 2017, through 12:00 PM CDT.  During this period, access to CM/...

August 16, 2017

Free CLE Event For Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Presented by the U.S. Trustee’s Office.

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August 16, 2017

The CM/ECF Test and Train system of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois (ILNB) will be undergoing maintenance beginning at 4:00 AM CDT Saturday, August 5, 2017, through 12:00 PM CDT.  During this period,...

August 1, 2017

All matters set before Judge Lynch on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, will be heard at 2:00 p.m.

July 10, 2017

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