AUDIO FILES AVAILABLE THROUGH PACER
Audio Files Available through PACER
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois makes digital audio files of court hearings available through the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system.
Chief Judge Mary P. Gorman
For hearings held by Chief Judge Mary P. Gorman in the Springfield and Urbana divisions, unless specifically ordered to be sealed or restricted, audio files of all court hearings will be uploaded to the Case Management/Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF) system and will be available through PACER.
Judge Thomas L. Perkins
For hearings held by Judge Thomas L. Perkins in the Peoria and Urbana divisions, audio files of certain court hearings will be uploaded to the Case Management/Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF) system and will be available through PACER.
To Access the Audio Files
A PDF file with an embedded mp3 audio file is located in the court docket and identified by the date and time of the court hearing. To access, click on the document number (Doc No.) in the docket and the PDF file will open and display a link to the mp3 file. To listen to the file, click on the Attachments tab or Paper Clip icon. Select the Audio File and Click Open.
Audio File Fees
There is a fee of $2.40 per digital audio file downloaded from PACER. Attorneys who receive a Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) in a particular case with the PDF file and embedded audio file will receive one free look (listen) as with all Notices of Electronic Filing and are not charged the $2.40 PACER fee.
Ordering an Audio CD
To order an audio CD of digitally recorded court proceedings, please call the Clerk’s Office:
- Springfield – (217) 492-4551
- Peoria – (309) 671-7035
- Urbana – (217) 974-7330
341(a) Meeting of Creditors:
The Meeting of Creditors is recorded by the Trustee. The Court does not keep or provide a copy of the recording. To request a copy of the recording, please contact the Office of the United States Trustee at (309) 671-7854.