News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

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.

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 ... 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... more

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.  Click... more

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.

November 12, 2020

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April 3, 2020

Please click here to view important information about 341 Meetings heard telephonically.

March 21, 2020

Temporary Orders 20-3 regarding Chapter 13 Trustee Disbursements and 20-4 regarding Extension of Deadlines in Conjunction with Postponement of 341 Meetings of Creditors were posted.  Please click... more

March 16, 2020

Please click here regarding our notice on COVID-19 and court operations.

March 16, 2020

Please click here to view the notice regarding 341 Meetings.