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 Office of the Cook County Treasurer has informed the Bankruptcy Court that it will undertake to obtain a sale-in-error determination from the State Court with respect to any tax sale conducted after a bankruptcy case was filed by or against...

March 30, 2001

Beginning Thursday, April 5, 2001 (and every Thursday thereafter) help is available at
The Dirksen Federal Courthouse 219 S. Dearborn St. – Room 622
The Help Desk is open from 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

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March 30, 2001

Trustees' Exemption from Public Access Fees
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May 14, 2001

The Office of the Cook County Treasurer has informed the Bankruptcy Court that property records can only be located by the property index number (PIN), not by owner’s name or property address. Real estate tax sales may go forward after...

May 22, 2001

Due to certain technical difficulties the court will not commence billing for access to case document images until September 4, 2001. In the meantime, we will continue to keep the billing structure in place to help you become acquainted with the...

June 1, 2001

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Northern District of Illinois would like to host a weekly demonstration of our Evidence Presentation equipment.  
The demonstration will be held in Courtroom 760, once a week on Thursdays between 1:00pm - 3...

September 5, 2001

IT IS ORDERED that all pending Lake County Chapter 7 cases, all pending Chapter 13 cases, and any related Adversary Proceedings, except the cases listed below and any related Adversary Proceedings thereto, on the calendar of Judge Ronald Barliant...

March 26, 2002