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.


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.


Mon, 01/05/2015

Effective immediately, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois is using a new communications platform called GovDelivery that allows our subscribers to choose more specifically what information they want to receive from the...

Mon, 12/22/2014

Several amendments to the Official Bankruptcy Forms took effect on December 1, 2014: At its September 2014 session, the Judicial Conference approved revisions to the Official Bankruptcy Forms 3A, 3B, 6 Summary, 17 (to become 17A), 22A (to become...

Wed, 11/12/2014

All offices of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of Illinois will close at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 and remain closed on Thursday, December 25, 2014 and Friday, December 26, 2014.  Also all offices will close at 12:00...

Wed, 11/12/2014

The court's electronic case filing system (CM/ECF) will be down for server maintenance beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 5, 2014, and continuing through Sunday, December 7, 2014. 

Wed, 11/05/2014

This is an amendment to the Announcement posted on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 entitled Revised Announcement: Sales of Property by Trustees -...

Mon, 11/03/2014

Updates to the Miscellaneous Fee Schedule, Amended Bankruptcy Rules and Amended Bankruptcy Forms are effective December 1, 2014.  To view a document containing a summary of these changes,...

Thu, 10/30/2014

The Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois has published the November/December 2014 edition of the attorney newsletter:  Bankruptcy Bits and Pieces.

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...