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 10, 2011

Please note that several forms have been added to our forms page pertaining to Proofs of Claim involving a mortgage. These forms are effective December 1, 2011. Please visit our Forms Page to view the... more

November 9, 2011

Please click here to view an important notice regarding New Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1 Events, effective December 1, 2011.

November 4, 2011

The Court's Electronic Filing System (CM/ECF) will be upgraded to version 4.2 over the November 25th - 27th weekend. Please click here to view an important notice regarding the changes and... more

November 3, 2011

Please be aware that PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records) offers a 'Written Opinions' report which identifies opinions entered by the US Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Illinois. This report can be found under the... more

October 14, 2011

Please click here to view an important notice regarding amendments to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule, effective November 1, 2011.

July 6, 2011

Please review this important notice regarding building entry prior to conducting business at the courthouse.

August 2, 2010

Please click here to view our updated Public/Debtor Services page. New information posted includes Duties of Individual Debtors, § 341 Meeting Checklist, Courtroom Etiquette and links to U.S. Courts... more

May 25, 2010

Notice of entity offering free nationwide pre-petition credit counseling. Please visit our Counseling and Education Providers page, located under the "Filing... more