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.

In the event of a government shutdown on January 22, 2018, the US Bankruptcy Court will remain open for business. On or around February 12, 2018, the US Bankruptcy Court will reassess its situation and provide further guidance. All proceedings...

January 20, 2018

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, January 20, 2018, through 12:00 PM CT.  During this period, access to CM/...

January 17, 2018

The Chapter 13 Plan event has been modified to ONLY display the screen for embedded motions for cases filed or converted to Chapter 13 on or after December 1, 2017.

As a reminder,...

December 22, 2017

Effective January 1, 2018, the fee for pro hac vice applications will be $150.00.

For complete details see attached General Order 17-0022 from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

December 22, 2017

Please review the following information with your staff to insure that you...

December 14, 2017

In order to permit more time with family and friends, in addition to the federal holiday of Monday, December 25, 2017, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois will be closed on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. Any...

December 6, 2017

The Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee Newsletter (Fall 2017) is now available for your viewing pleasure.

December 6, 2017

Official Form 113 (Chapter 13 plan) has been revised to enhance the calculations. This version is dated 12/5/17 in the bottom left...

December 5, 2017

The following new events are now available.

Motion to Declare Secured Claim Satisfied and Lien Released.
Mortgage Proof of Claim Attachment  Rule 3002(c)(7).

The following events have been modified to conform to the revised...

December 1, 2017