News & Announcements: December, 2013

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, 12/13/2013

All offices of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois are closing at 3:30 PM on Friday, December 13, 2013, due to inclement weather.  All offices are expected to be open at their regular business hours on Monday, December...

Wed, 12/04/2013

Effective as of December 1, 2013, all sales of estate property by a trustee, debtor or debtor in possession must be initiated by motion, rather than notice of intent to sell. The motion (and proposed order) must specify the subsection of 11 U.S.C...

Tue, 12/03/2013

Clerk's Office will be closed Tuesday, December 24, 2013; Wednesday, December 25, 2013; Tuesday, December 31, 2013; and Wednesday, January 1, 2014.

Mon, 12/02/2013

Use of the Chapter 13 model plan form posted on the Court’s website will be mandatory effective January 1, 2014, in the Springfield Division. All Chapter 13 plans — original or amended — filed on or after January 1, 2014, must be on the model...

Sun, 12/01/2013

Notice to Approved Personal Financial Management Course Providers:
The Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois will permit
personal financial management course providers to file the Certificate
of Debtor...