Welcome to the official website for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Illinois. The court has offices in East St. Louis and Benton. 


News & Announcements

January 12, 2017
The East St Louis, IL and Benton, IL Bankruptcy Clerk's Offices will be closed on Friday, January 13, 2017 due to forecasted inclement weather.  However, employees will be working remotely and all telephone calls will be answered....
December 20, 2016
The Chapter 13 Procedures Manual and Chapter 13 Plan have been revised, effective January 1, 2017. Please click here to review the revised manual. Please click here to review the revised plan....
November 30, 2016
General Order 16-1 regarding General Order 16-1 regarding Serving Notice of Proofs of Claims was posted on the Administrative/General Orders page. More »
November 9, 2016
New and Amended Bankruptcy Rules, Amended Bankruptcy Forms, and Fee Changes Effective December 1, 2016.  Please click here to view an important notice. *The Southern District of Illinois will continue to use local forms for notices, where...

Court Locations

United States Bankruptcy Court
Melvin Price Federal Courthouse
750 Missouri Ave.
East St. Louis, IL 62201


United States Bankruptcy Court
Federal Courthouse
301 West Main Street
Benton, IL 62812


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