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.


 

Mon, 04/22/2013

 

Effective May 1, 2013, the bankruptcy courts will begin charging a new fee of $25 for
each claim transferred. This fee was approved by the Judicial Conference of the United
States at its September 2012 session.

In...

Tue, 03/19/2013

Note to all Springfield practitioners: Chief Judge Mary P. Gorman's Procedures for Cases Filed in the Springfield Division have recently been updated. Please take an opportunity to familiarize yourself and your staff with the required procedures...

Mon, 03/11/2013

Effective March 11, 2013, the local means test form required by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of Illinois, for bankruptcy chapter 7 cases is no longer in use. Debtors who want to claim exemption from means test should do so by...

Thu, 03/07/2013

The court is accepting applications for its Information Technology Internship program.  Click here to learn more.

Tue, 03/05/2013

The Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois has published the third edition of the attorney newsletter: Bankruptcy Bits and Pieces.

Click here to view the newsletter.

 

Thu, 01/03/2013

The Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois has published the second edition of the attorney newsletter: Bankruptcy Bits and Pieces.

Click here to view the newsletter.

 

Sat, 12/01/2012

Reminder:  Amendments to the Official Bankruptcy Forms took effect on December 1, 2012.  The amended forms include Official Form 7 (Statement of Financial Affairs), Official Form 10 (Proof of Claim), and Official Form 21 (Statement of Social...

Thu, 11/15/2012

The Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois is happy to introduce our new attorney newsletter: Bankruptcy Bits and Pieces. The newsletter will be published bimonthly and emailed to bankruptcy practitioners in the Central District....

Mon, 10/22/2012

The Clerk's Office will be closed on Friday, November 23, 2012.

Mon, 09/24/2012

Effective November 21, 2012, the fee for filing a chapter 11 case increases to $1,213.00 (an increase of $167.00).

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