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 6, 2015
The Clerk's Office in East St. Louis will close at 12:30 p.m. and in Benton at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, July 10, 2015, and will resume normal hours at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, July 13, 2015.  The Case Management/Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF)...
June 4, 2015
The Chapter 13 Procedures Manual was revised. Please click here to review the revised manual. More »
May 28, 2015
Effective in Chapter 13 cases filed June 1, 2015, a confirmation hearing date will be scheduled and noticed within the 341 Meeting of Creditors Notice mailed by the Chapter 13 trustees. A revised Chapter 13 Procedures Manual will be posted soon....

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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