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

December 5, 2022
Please be advised that the Chapter 13 Trustee’s office cannot send or receive any e-mail communications at this time.   If you need to reach the Chapter 13 Trustee, please call his office at 618-277-0086.  Temporary email...
December 1, 2022
Please click here to view the notice regarding changes to the Chapter 13 Procedures Manual effective 01/01/2023. More »
November 15, 2022
Please click here to view the notice regarding bankruptcy forms changes effective 12/1/22. More »
October 12, 2022
General Order 22-1 vacating Temporary Order 20-3 and General Order 22-2 vacating Temporary Order 20-4 were posted.  Click here to view General Orders. More »
June 1, 2022
Vehicular and pedestrian access to the East St Louis, IL courthouse is only available from the 8th Street (East) side of the rear parking lot.  A guard is posted at the entrance.  The vehicle and pedestrian gates on Missouri Ave (North...
April 12, 2022
Please click here to review an important annoucement regarding the resumption of in-person hearnings effective June 1, 2022. 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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