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.

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 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... more

March 16, 2020

Please click here to view the notice regarding 341 Meetings.

March 16, 2020

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

February 14, 2020

Click here to view General Order 20-02 regarding Proof of Claim deadlines for Chapter 11 Small Business Subchapter V cases.

February 6, 2020

Please click here to view the notice regarding General Order 20-01 - Adoption of Interim Bankruptcy Rules. 

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December 12, 2019

The US District Court for the Southern District of Illinois is pleased to announce its inaugural Court art competition for students in grades 9-12.  Please click here for... more

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