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.

Judge Barnes' chapter 13 call will begin at 1:30 PM this Thursday, September 24, 2020.

September 23, 2020

This Third Amended Order makes important changes to the procedures of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The Third Amended General Order alters the previous General Order in several ways:

1.  On October 13,...

September 21, 2020

Since mid-March, the Bankruptcy Court has conducted its motion calls telephonically using the CourtSolutions platform. The Court is seeking comments on whether motion calls should be conducted with CourtSolutions, Zoom for Government, AT&T...

August 28, 2020

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, September 19, 2020, through 12:00 PM CT.  During this period, access to CM/...

September 18, 2020

Judge Barnes' chapter 13 call will begin at 1:30 PM this Thursday, September 17, 2020.

September 15, 2020

Judge Barnes' chapter 13 call will begin at 1:30 PM this Thursday, September 10, 2020.

September 9, 2020

Public Counters Reopening Effective September 8, 2020. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

September 8, 2020

Judge Barnes' chapter 13 call will begin at 1:30 PM this Thursday, September 3, 2020.

September 1, 2020

The Bankruptcy Court is publishing for public comment a proposed revision of the Court-Approved Retention Agreement (CARA) in Chapter 13 cases. The proposed revised CARA is available...

August 21, 2020

Appointments to Bankruptcy Court Pro Bono Committee.

View General Order No. 20-08 for details.

August 20, 2020

Judge Barnes' Thursday, August 20, 2020 Court Call will begin at 1:30 p.m., including any matters currently set for 1:00 p.m.

August 18, 2020

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, August 15, 2020, through 12:00 PM CT.  During this period, access to CM/ECF...

August 13, 2020

Judge Barnes' Thursday, August 13, 2020 Court Call will begin at 1:30 p.m., including any matters currently set for 1:00 p.m.

August 11, 2020

Judge Barnes' Thursday, August 6, 2020 Court Call will begin at 1:30 p.m., including any matters currently set for 1:00 p.m.

August 5, 2020

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