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.


 

Wed, 10/22/2014

All offices of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of Illinois will be closed Friday, November 28, 2014.

Fri, 09/26/2014

Effective immediately, procedures for noticing hearings on the adequacy of disclosure statements in Chapter 11 cases are changed. Debtors will now be responsible for all noticing.
 
When a disclosure statement and plan or amended...

Thu, 09/25/2014

Effective Monday, September 29, 2014, the unclaimed funds/small dividends case filing event in the court’s Case Management/Electronic Case Filing System (CM/ECF) will be modified into two separate filing events. The specific name of the petition...

Thu, 09/04/2014

The Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois has published the September/October 2014 edition of the attorney newsletter:  Bankruptcy Bits and Pieces.
 
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Fri, 08/01/2014

Notice to Approved Personal Financial Management Course Providers:
 
Electronic Financial Management Certificate (eFinCert) Filers are now required to have a PACER login.  The good news for filers is that instead of needing a separate...

Wed, 07/23/2014

The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment to the panel of trustees who administer cases filed under chapter 7 of the bankruptcy code. The appointment is for cases filed in the United States...

Wed, 07/09/2014

Effective Thursday, July 10, 2014, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois will move from Danville, Illinois to Urbana, Illinois.  The Clerk's Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m....

Mon, 06/30/2014

The Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois has published the July/August 2014 edition of the attorney newsletter:  Bankruptcy Bits and Pieces.
 
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Mon, 05/05/2014

The Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois has published the May/June 2014 edition of the attorney newsletter:  Bankruptcy Bits and Pieces.
 
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Mon, 05/05/2014

Beginning May 5, 2014, debtors can request to receive court notices and orders by email rather than by U.S. Mail.  This new free program is called Debtor Electronic Bankruptcy Noticing (DeBN).
 
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