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 19, 2021
The Clerk's Offices for the US Bankruptcy Court & US District Court for the Southern District of Illinois will be closed Friday, November 26, 2021.  Please click here to view Administrative Order 285....
November 19, 2021
Please click here to view a notice regarding changes to Official Bankruptcy Form 122B & Bankruptcy Rules 2005, 3007, 7007.1, and 9036. More »
November 1, 2021
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 hearing...
September 11, 2021
We are now live on NextGen CM/ECF 1.6.2.  Remember to log into CM/ECF using your PACER credentials then: click 'Utilities' > 'Link a CM/ECF account to my PACER account' to link your Pacer account to your legacy CM/ECF account...
February 18, 2021
The US Bankruptcy Court Clerk's office has resumed normal operating hours.  The East St Louis and Benton locations are open to the public 8:00am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. More »
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 »

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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