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 11, 2019
The East St Louis and Benton Bankruptcy Court Clerk's Offices will close at 12:00pm on Friday, January 11, 2019 due to expected adverse weather conditions.  The Court's electronic filing system, CM/ECF, will be operational and employees...
January 9, 2019
Please click here to view the notice announcing the bankruptcy judge position that will become available in the Northern District of Illinois with duty station in Chicago.  The deadline for applying is February 11, 2019. The application is...
December 26, 2018
The US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Illinois is fully operational at this time. More »
November 9, 2018
New and Amended Bankruptcy Rules and Amended Bankruptcy Forms Effective December 1, 2018.  Please click here to view an important notice 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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