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 15, 2019

The East St Louis, IL and Benton, IL Bankruptcy Court Clerk's Offices will close at 12:30pm today due to potential inclement weather.  Employee's will be working remotely and answering all calls.  CM/ECF will be available.

January 9, 2019

Please click here to view the notice announcing the bankruptcy judge position that will become available in the Northern District of Illinois with duty station in Chicago.  The deadline... more

December 26, 2018

The US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Illinois is fully operational at this time.

November 9, 2018

New and Amended Bankruptcy Rules and Amended Bankruptcy Forms Effective December 1, 2018.  Please click here to view an... more

October 18, 2018

The Court’s chapter 13 plan has been revised.  The new plan becomes effective on January 1, 2019 and must be used in all cases filed on or after that date.  The new plan can be found on the court’s website.  In cases that were filed... more

May 14, 2018

Please be advised that the Creditor Mailing Addresses list has been updated. Please click here to view the updated list.

May 8, 2018

General Order 18-1 vacating General Order 17-2 was posted on the Administrative/General Orders page.

April 16, 2018


Press release regarding the passing of the Honorable Kenneth J Meyers.

Please click here.

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