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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.


Wed, 08/02/2017

The Urbana Clerk's Office of the U. S. Bankruptcy Court will be closed on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, from 8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. so that employees may attend a special meeting. If immediate assistance is needed during that time, please call the...

Fri, 07/21/2017

Judge Gorman’s procedures for sales by debtors in cases filed in the Springfield Division and Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases filed in the Urbana Division have changed. Applications for compensation of professionals may no longer be combined with...

Thu, 07/13/2017

New bankruptcy rules are scheduled to take effect in December 2017. Under the new rules, use of the national Chapter 13 plan form will be required, unless, after public notice and opportunity for comment, courts within a district adopt a local...

Fri, 07/07/2017

Effective July 10, 2017, a revised General Order Regarding Electronic Filing of Documents and new Administrative Procedures for the Case Management/Electronic Case Filing System have been entered and adopted by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the...

Tue, 06/27/2017

The clerk's office of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of Central Illinois will be closed Monday, July 3rd & Tuesday, July 4th, 2017.

Tue, 06/27/2017

All hearings scheduled today before Honorable Judge Perkins in Peoria, IL are canceled and will be scheduled at a later date.

Tue, 05/30/2017

All hearings scheduled before Judge Gorman on June 14, 2017, in Urbana, Illinois, will be held by video conference between the Springfield and Urbana courtrooms, with Judge Gorman presiding from Springfield, Illinois. Attorneys and all other...

Tue, 05/23/2017

The clerk's office of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court will be closed Monday, May 29, 2017.

Thu, 04/27/2017

An updated version of the Chapter 13 Model Plan Form for use in the Springfield Division is now available. The only change in the new form is the reference to Official Form 22C-1 in Paragraph B of Section 5. Official Form 22C-1 has been replaced...

Tue, 03/28/2017

All offices of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of Illinois will be closed on Friday, April 14, 2017.