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.

CM/ECF will be removed from service commencing Friday, 12/15/06, at 4:30PM (CST) for scheduled maintenance. Service will be restored by Saturday afternoon, 12/16/2006.
Thank your for your cooperation and understanding.

December 13, 2006

The Illinois Northern Bankruptcy Court's website,, will be down on Sunday February 4, 2007 at approximately 5pm for system maintenance. The outage is expected to last until 8pm (3...

February 2, 2007

Pursuant to General Order 07-01, for all Chapter 13 cases filed on or after October 17, 2005, the debtor must file a...

February 12, 2007

The opportunity for attorneys to provide pro bono representation in bankruptcy matters through the court's Volunteer Attorney Panel has been expanded to include matters heard in Kane County and Rockford, Illinois.

March 27, 2013

CM/ECF will be down from 8:00 pm to approximately 8:30 pm CST for emergency maintenance.

February 23, 2007

Telephonic appearances are no longer arranged directly with Chambers. A
private company, Tele-Court, Inc., has been licensed by the Administrative Office of the
U.S. Courts to provide...

March 19, 2007

Section I , C New subsection 8, Revocation of Password, under DESIGNATION OF CASES , PASSWORDS, REGISTRATION AND APPEARANCE OF ATTORNEYS, that allows the Clerk of Court to invalidate the password of an attorney who is disbarred or suspended. The...

April 3, 2007

Effective Monday, April 16,2007, Official Form B-21, Statement of Social Security Number, must be submitted with every petition for an individual debtor. The form is...

April 10, 2007