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.

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

This is a reminder that the order of Judge Thorne's Chapter 13 call will change beginning on September 12, 2016.  Trustee motions will now be heard at 9:00...

September 2, 2016

Please be advised that Judge Lynch's 9/28/16 morning court call will be heard in the afternoon as follows:

9:30 a.m. matters will be heard at 1:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. matters will be heard at 2:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. matters will be...

August 18, 2016

Effective August 22, 2016, pursuant to Local Rule 2090-5 “any other appearance must be filed by the attorney appearing using forms prescribed by the district court.” Therefore the local form Appearance as Attorney has been replaced with the...

August 19, 2016

Judge Thorne is switching times in which she hears Chapter 13 motions. Effective 9/12, she will hear Chapter 13 Trustee motions at 9:00 (now it is at 9:30) and Chapter 13 Original motions at 9:30 (now at 9:00).

July 26, 2016

The Association of Bankruptcy Judicial Assistants (ABJA) proudly sponsors our annual Certified Bankruptcy...

July 29, 2016