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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.


 

Fri, 12/08/2017

The Springfield office of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court is closed today due to a water main break.  For assistance, please contact the Peoria office on 309-671-7035 or the Urbana office on 217-974-7330.

Thu, 12/07/2017

On December 1, 2017, the Official Form 101, Voluntary Petition for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy, Part 2, line 11, was amended to accurately reflect the requirements of § 362 (l) of the Bankruptcy Code.  All debtors against whom an eviction...

Tue, 11/28/2017

As of December 1, 2017, there are several changes to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure. A number of those changes will impact the Court’s procedures and, most importantly, the normal progression of Chapter 13 cases filed in the Central...

Tue, 11/28/2017

Due to several amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure effective December 1, 2017, Judge Gorman’s procedures for Chapter 13 Plans, Amended Plans, and Motions to Modify have changed. In addition, Judge Gorman’s procedures have been...

Wed, 11/22/2017

The Clerk's Offices of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois will close at 4:00 pm today, Wednesday, November 22, and will be closed all day on Friday, November 24.

Wed, 11/22/2017

We will be upgrading CM/ECF to version 5.2 (December 1, 2017 Form Changes) on the evening of November 30, 2017. Due to the upgrade, the electronic filing system (CM/ECF) will be unavailable on November 30, 2017 from 8:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m....

Mon, 11/20/2017

Please click the link below for the latest Attorney Newsletter.  This edition contains information about the Bankruptcy Rules and Forms changes which will take effect on December 1.

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Wed, 11/15/2017

Noticing of Amended Plans
Effective December 1, 2017, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois will delegate noticing of all amended plans, filed in Chapter 13 and Chapter 12 cases, to debtor's...

Wed, 11/15/2017

In June 2015, Judge Gorman’s Procedures for Cases Filed in the Springfield Division and Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 Cases Filed in the Urbana Division were updated to include procedures that are to be followed when filing motions to extend or impose...

Mon, 11/13/2017

As of December 1, 2017, there are several changes to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure. A number of those changes will impact the Court’s procedures and, most importantly, the normal progression of Chapter 13 cases filed in the Central...

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