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Telephone Access to Case Information - McVCIS

The Multi-Court Voice Case Information System (McVCIS) provides the public a means of obtaining the most requested case information automatically.  This voice case information system can be accessed from any touch tone telephone around-the-clock, 365 days per year except for the time needed to update and maintain the system.

To access McVCIS and obtain information concerning Northern District of Illinois Bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings dial Toll Free 1-866-222-8029.

You will then be asked to select a bankruptcy court district, press #15 or say Illinois Northern.

For instructions on using the system, press 1.

To search by case number, press 2.

To search by a participant's name, press 3.

To search by a debtor’s social security or tax ID number, press 4.

General Information Available
  • Case number;
  • Name(s) of debtor(s), or principal party(ies);
  • Date the case was filed, whether a voluntary or involuntary petition was filed,
    and the chapter under which the petition was filed;
  • Name and phone number of the debtor’s attorney;
  • Trustee's name;
  • Name of the assigned Judge;
  • Discharge and closing dates;
  • Whether there are assets in the case;
  • 341(a) meeting date, time, and location;
  • Case status; and
  • Case disposition.

NOTE: Docket information is NOT available with this system.