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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.

Fri, 02/17/2023
  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, February 18, 2023, through 12:00 PM CT.  During this period, access to CM/...
Wed, 02/15/2023
Judge Barnes' chapter 13 call TOMORROW (Thursday, February 16, 2023) will begin at 9:30 AM instead of 9:00 AM.
Wed, 01/25/2023
Free CLE Event Presented by the U.S. Trustee's Office, March 23, 2023. View attachment for complete information.
Tue, 02/14/2023
Judge Barnes' chapter 7 and 11 call on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, will begin at 9:30 a.m. instead of 9:00 a.m.
Tue, 02/14/2023
Have you ever wondered about the process to become a bankruptcy or magistrate judge? On April 3, 2023, the Administrative Office of the Courts and the judges of the Seventh Circuit, Northern District of Illinois and Bankruptcy Court are hosting,...
Fri, 02/03/2023 services will be undergoing maintenance on Saturday, February 4, 2023, from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM Central Time.  During this period, services may be inaccessible. We appreciate your patience and understanding.
Thu, 02/02/2023
Judge Hunt’s regular motion call on Thursday, February 9, 2023, will begin at 10:00 a.m. instead of 11:00 a.m. Matters should be noticed for presentment at 10:00 a.m., not 11:00 a.m.  Matters currently set for 11:00 a.m. have been reset to 10:00 a....
Mon, 01/30/2023
  Chief Judge Goldgar's Lake County motion call currently scheduled for Friday, April 21, 2023, has been rescheduled for Friday, April 14, 2023.  Motions in Lake County cases should be noticed for presentment on April 14, not April 21.  Matters...
Fri, 01/27/2023
Judge Barnes' chapter 13 call on Thursday, February 2, 2023, will begin at 9:30 AM instead of 9:00 AM.
Wed, 01/25/2023
Judge Barnes' Thursday, January 26, 2023 court call will start at 9:30 a.m.