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

November 20, 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 November 23, 2020 until further order of the Court.  A...
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...

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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