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.

On April 21, 2021 Judge Baer's 1:00 P.M. and 1:30 P.M. Chapter 7 and 11 matters will be heard at 2:00 P.M. The 2:00 P.M. Central Grocers Omnibus Hearing will be held at 2:30 P.M.

April 14, 2021

ATTENTION ALL ATTORNEY SUPPORT STAFF, PARALEGALS
AND NON-ATTORNEY CM/ECF E-FILERS

...

April 8, 2021

Chief Judge Goldgar will hold an informal meeting at 8:45 a.m. on April 23, 2021, immediately before his Lake County call, to discuss how the Lake County call should be conducted once the pandemic ends. All attorneys who appear on bankruptcy...

April 5, 2021

Beginning May 6, 2021 and until further notice, all of Judge Hunt’s regularly scheduled court calls will be held via Zoom for Government in accordance with the...

April 5, 2021

Pay.gov services will be undergoing maintenance on Sunday, March 28th, 2021 from 1:00 AM through 5:00 AM Central Time. During this period, pay.gov services may be intermittent.

We appreciate your patience and understanding.

March 26, 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 8:00 PM CT Thursday, March 25, 2021, through 8:30 PM CT.  During this period, access to CM/ECF...

March 25, 2021

The COVID-19 health emergency produced big changes in the bankruptcy court’s motion practice.  Although those changes were designed to address the pandemic and the inability to hold proceedings in the courthouse, the judges are considering...

March 22, 2021

New Location Codes
Effective Monday March 22, 2021, there will new location codes to select when scheduling motions or other hearings. The Judge’s name will appear at the end of code....

March 22, 2021

New Location Codes
Effective Monday March 22, 2021, there will new location codes to select when scheduling motions or other hearings. The Judge’s name will appear at the end of code....

March 19, 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, March 20, 2021, through 12:00 PM CT.  During this period, access to CM/ECF...

March 19, 2021

ATTENTION ALL ATTORNEY AND NON-ATTORNEY CM/ECF E-FILERS

Next Generation of CM/ECF...

March 17, 2021

Make Sure You’re Ready for the U.S. Trustee’s Roll Out of Zoom for all Chapter 7 Section 341(a) Meetings!

See attachment for complete details.

March 9, 2021

Judge Thorne’s Wednesday, March 24th call will begin at 8:00AM and be modified as follows:

8:00AM – New Trustee Motions and New Attorney and Pro Se Motions

8:30AM –...

March 9, 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 7:00 AM CT Saturday, March 6, 2021, through 8:00 AM CT.  During this period, access to CM/ECF...

March 5, 2021

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