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

July 2, 2020
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court will reopen on 7/6/20. Court hearings will continue to be held telephonically. Parties will be notified if a court proceeding cannot be held telephonically and requires attendance in the courtroom....
May 29, 2020
In response to public health concerns associated with the COVID-19 outbreak, and pursuant to ILSD Administrative Order 266, the East St Louis & Benton Federal Courthouses will be closed to the public March 20, 2020 through July 5, 2020. ...
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...

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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