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

October 5, 2016
The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment as a standing trustee to administer cases filed under chapter 13 of Title 11, US Code (the “Bankruptcy Code”) for the Eastern District of...
September 28, 2016
Administrative Order 191 regarding holiday closings of the US District and Bankruptcy Courts was posted on the Administrative/General Orders page. More »
March 10, 2016
Please click here for an important notice regarding amended bankruptcy forms effective April 1, 2016. More »
November 23, 2015
The Local Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure have been revised to reflect the December 1, 2015 updates to Official Bankruptcy Form numbers and names.  The Rules can be found here or on the Court’s Operational Guides/Rules Page, located under...

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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