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COVID-19 and Continued Bankruptcy Court Operations

Monday, July 20, 2020

The Bankruptcy Clerk’s Office will remain closed to the public until further notice due to COVID-19. The Clerk’s Office is accessible to the public through telephone, mail, and the drop boxes located in the lobbies of the courthouses. For more information, please review the Court's General Order Regarding COVID-19 Public Emergency and Continued Bankruptcy Court Operations, effective July 17, 2020, available on the Court's website under Local Rules, Procedures and Standing Orders.

The Clerk’s Office can be reached at 309-671-7035 (Peoria), 217-492-4551 (Springfield), and 217-974-7330 (Urbana). CM/ECF is available for electronic filing. If you need to obtain copies of documents from a case file, the PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records) system is available days, nights, and weekends. Visit the PACER website ( for information on how to register for PACER and the fees for downloading court documents.