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

February 18, 2021
The US Bankruptcy Court Clerk's office has resumed normal operating hours.  The East St Louis and Benton locations are open to the public 8:00am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. More »
November 12, 2020
Please click here to view an important notice regarding Amended Bankruptcy Rules, Amended Bankruptcy Forms and Fee Changes effective December, 1, 2020. More »
April 3, 2020
Please click here to view important information about 341 Meetings heard telephonically. More »
March 21, 2020
Hearings on all matters currently set for hearing on March 19, 2020 or after shall be held telephonically using AT&T Connect Conference Calling. Parties should call in at least five (5) minutes before the scheduled start time of the hearing...
March 21, 2020
Temporary Orders 20-3 regarding Chapter 13 Trustee Disbursements and 20-4 regarding Extension of Deadlines in Conjunction with Postponement of 341 Meetings of Creditors were posted.  Please click here to view the General Orders page....
March 16, 2020
Please click here regarding our notice on COVID-19 and court operations. More »

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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