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.

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October 5, 2021

Judge Barnes' Chapter 13 call for Thursday, October 7, 2021, will begin at 1:30 PM instead of 1:00 PM

October 1, 2021

Effective Monday, October 4, 2021 at 7:00 am, the option Open a Bk Case will be modified. The system will ask a question if the case being filed is related to a bankruptcy case already filed...

September 30, 2021

Effective October 1, 2021, Thomas H. Hooper is appointed Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division.  

All pending Chapter 13 cases assigned to trustee M.O. Marshall...

September 29, 2021

Judge Barnes' Thursday, September 30, Chapter 13 call will be starting at 1:20 PM instead of 1:00 PM.

September 29, 2021

In light of the Veterans Day holiday on Thursday, November 11th, Judge Doyle will be hearing chapter 7 and 11 motions on Wednesday, November 10th. Please notice all motions in accordance with the...

September 29, 2021

Judge Thorne’s Wednesday, October 13th call will begin at 9:00 AM and be modified as follows:

9:00 AM - Original Trustee Motions

9:30 AM - Original Attorney and Pro Se...

September 14, 2021

Effective September 1, 2021 Judge Baer's chapter 7 and 11 original matters, set matters, and adversary proceedings will be heard at 1:00 P.M. All omnibus hearings will continue to be heard at 2:00 P.M.

August 27, 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, August 21, 2021, through 12:00 PM CT.  During this period, access to CM/ECF...

August 20, 2021

Judge Baer's August 25, 2021 1:00 P.M. and 1:30 P.M. Chapter 7 and 11 matters will be heard at 9:30 A.M.

August 18, 2021 services will be undergoing maintenance on Saturday, August 14, 2021 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM Central Time.  During this period, services will be inaccessible.

We appreciate your patience and understanding.

August 13, 2021

Judge Thorne’s Wednesday, July 28th call will begin at 9:00AM and be modified as follows:

9:00AM    –  New Trustee Motions
9:30AM    –  New Attorney and Pro Se Motions
10:00AM  – Continued Motions and Set Matters

July 27, 2021