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.

March 23, 2012

Effective April 1, 2012 PACER's rates will be increasing.  Please click here to view the new rates.

March 20, 2012

Please click here to view a notice regarding filing agents, which is a special type of CM/ECF account linked to an existing attorney or trustee account.

March 12, 2012

The office of Russell C. Simon, Standing Chapter 13 Trustee for the Southern District of Illinois, East St. Louis Division, is relocating. As such, his office will close at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 15, 2012 and will not re-open... more

February 17, 2012

Please click here to view General Order 11-5 concerning Rule 3001(c)(2)(C) and RUle 3002.1.

February 2, 2012

The Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Illinois has initiated a new service that will provide another means of communicating with you. Please click here to view the full... more

January 25, 2012

A new event for rule 3002.1 has been added to the CM/ECF menu of Bankruptcy, Claim Actions, then Notice of Mortgage Payment Change (No Proof of Claim Filed). Creditors who have not previously filed a proof of claim can use this event to... more

January 20, 2012

The Request for Entry of Default form and Instructions for Affidavit for Default have been added to the forms page. Please visit our Forms Page to view the new forms.

December 1, 2011

Please be advised that the Chapter 13 Procedures Manual, effective December 1, 2011 has been revised further within Part Two. The titles of Numbers 3 and 3(F) have been revised. Please click... more