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.

Beginning May 10, 2021, and until further notice, Judge Hunt will hear Judge Schmetterer’s Chapter 7 motion call, and Judge Cassling will hear Judge Schmetterer’s Chapter 13 motion call.

Motion days are the same, but motion times have...

May 7, 2021

The CM/ECF Live system of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois (ILNB) will be undergoing maintenance beginning at 6:00 AM CT Saturday, May 8, 2021, through 8:00 AM CT.  During this period, access to CM/ECF Live...

May 7, 2021

Judge Deborah L. Thorne of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois asked the Federal Judicial Center (FJC) to survey members of the Bar to assess her performance. The judge's decision to ask the FJC to conduct...

May 6, 2021

Judge Lynch's Chapter 13 Call on Thursday, May 6th, 2021 will begin at 2 PM

May 5, 2021

Judge Barnes' Thursday, May 6, 2021 Court Call will start at 1:30 p.m.

May 4, 2021

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April 28, 2021

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 CT Saturday, April 17, 2021, through 12:00 PM CT.  During this period, access to CM/ECF...

April 16, 2021

On April 21, 2021 Judge Baer's 1:00 P.M. and 1:30 P.M. Chapter 7 and 11 matters will be heard at 2:00 P.M. The 2:00 P.M. Central Grocers Omnibus Hearing will be held at 2:30 P.M.

April 14, 2021

ATTENTION ALL ATTORNEY SUPPORT STAFF, PARALEGALS
AND NON-ATTORNEY CM/ECF E-FILERS

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April 8, 2021

Chief Judge Goldgar will hold an informal meeting at 8:45 a.m. on April 23, 2021, immediately before his Lake County call, to discuss how the Lake County call should be conducted once the pandemic ends. All attorneys who appear on bankruptcy...

April 5, 2021

Beginning May 6, 2021 and until further notice, all of Judge Hunt’s regularly scheduled court calls will be held via Zoom for Government in accordance with the...

April 5, 2021

Pay.gov services will be undergoing maintenance on Sunday, March 28th, 2021 from 1:00 AM through 5:00 AM Central Time. During this period, pay.gov services may be intermittent.

We appreciate your patience and understanding.

March 26, 2021

The CM/ECF Live system of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois (ILNB) will be undergoing maintenance beginning at 8:00 PM CT Thursday, March 25, 2021, through 8:30 PM CT.  During this period, access to CM/ECF...

March 25, 2021

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