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.

Beginning this  week, we are piloting  a change  to CM/ECF which will prevent the filing of a motion on a...

October 19, 2016

Beginning November 1, 2016 through January 31, 2017,...

October 14, 2016

The Bankruptcy Assistance Desk is seeking additional volunteers.  For information, see the attached.

October 4, 2016

All court electronic services have been restored. You may resume filing new case documents at this time. Use the following link to go directly to CM/ECF:

October 8, 2016

Due to a scheduled maintenance, most electronic services will be unavailable from Friday evening, October 7, 2016, 4:00 PM through, approximately, October 8, 2016, 2:00 PM.

During this period access to a backup version of Electronic Filing...

October 4, 2016

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois will close at 3:00 p.m. on Friday,...

September 28, 2016

Beginning October 4, 2016, and until further notice, Judge Doyle will hear Judge Goldgar’s Chicago chapter 13 call. The call will be heard in courtroom 742, 219 S. Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604.

The calls in both Judge Goldgar’s...

September 20, 2016

Revised Court-Approved Retention Agreement (CARA). Use for cases filed on or after September 19, 2016

September 12, 2016