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, 06/05/2015

The docket event previously used to file a motion to extend/impose the stay has been changed. Two docket events are now available. One is for motions to extend the stay and the other is for motions to impose the stay. Please make sure that you...

Thu, 06/04/2015

Beginning June 4, 2015, the United States Bankrupcty Court for the Central District of Illinois, Peoria Division, made certain digital audio files of court proceedings available through the PACER system. Attorneys who receive a Notice of...

Mon, 06/01/2015

The Bankruptcy Court is not affected by the recent reorganization of the divisional offices of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois (...

Thu, 05/14/2015

The model plan form for all Chapter 13 cases filed in the Springfield Division has been revised and use of the form marked “Revised 5/15” in the upper right corner is now mandatory. The revised form contains a number of boxes in various sections...

Thu, 04/16/2015

Debtor Electronic Noticing (DeBN) is a free and voluntary program available for debtors to request email delivery of court notices and orders. 

So far this year, we have had 24 debtors request DeBN, 10 of which are pro se debtors.

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Thu, 03/12/2015

All offices of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of Illinois will be closed Friday, April 3, 2015.

Fri, 03/06/2015

Judge Perkins and Judge Gorman are pleased to announce the appointment of Adrienne Atkins as Clerk of Court. Adrienne currently serves as the Manager of Courtroom and Public Services for the Bankruptcy Court in the Northern District of Illinois....

Thu, 03/05/2015

An updated version of the Chapter 13 Model Plan Form for use in the Springfield Division is now available. The most important change in the new form is the addition in many of the plan sections of boxes to check “None.” When a “None” box  is...

Mon, 02/09/2015

Effective immediately, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois has implemented a change in procedures as it relates to cases dismissed for failure to pay the filing fee and for cases dismissed for failure to comply with...

Tue, 01/06/2015

DeBN is now LIVE nationally! DeBN is a free service that allows debtors to receive court
notices and orders via email, instead of U.S. mail, resulting in faster (same-day) delivery and
convenient access.

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