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 Bankruptcy Court congratulates five bankruptcy lawyers who will be honored on May 1, 2019, at the District Court's Twentieth Annual Awards for Excellence in Pro Bono and Public Interest Service.

April 25, 2019

Starting with the call on June 28, 2019, the schedule for chapter 7 matters heard in Lake County will change. The chapter 7 call will move from the afternoon to the morning, and chapter 7 matters will be heard at the following times:


April 15, 2019

The Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee Newsletter Spring 2019 edition is now available for your viewing pleasure.

April 3, 2019

The Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee for the Northern District of Illinois is requesting applications from attorneys who practice in this district and are interested...

April 2, 2019

On April 1, 2019, several of the official bankruptcy forms will be updated to reflect the automatic adjustments to dollar amounts that are calculated at three year intervals based on the Consumer Price Index. Use of the revised official forms...

March 21, 2019

The court has revised Local Form 13-7: Order Confirming Chapter 13 Plan. The revised form can be found here:

March 15, 2019

Judge Goldgar is considering hearing his Lake County chapter 7 call right after the chapter 13 call in the morning rather than separately in the afternoon. He would like to know whether you think this is a good idea.

Lake County chapter 7...

March 15, 2019

Free CLE Event Presented by the U.S. Trustee’s Office.

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March 15, 2019

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 March 16, 2019, through 12:00 PM CT.  During this period, access to CM/ECF...

March 15, 2019

The Lake County call scheduled for Friday, July 19, 2019, has been changed to Friday, July 26, 2019.

March 8, 2019