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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.

Fri, 02/16/2024
Due to inclement weather, the Clerk's Office for the Bankruptcy Court in East St. Louis and Benton closed this afternoon beginning at 1:30 pm.  All staff will be in telework status and can be reached by phone at 618-482-9400.
Mon, 11/06/2023
Click here to view an important notice concerning fee changes effective December 1, 2023.
Mon, 03/06/2023
Effective March 20, 2023, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Illinois will no longer accept credit card payments by fax or mail.   Credit card payments will continue to be accepted through pay.gov and in person at the...
Thu, 12/01/2022
Please click here to view the notice regarding changes to the Chapter 13 Procedures Manual effective 01/01/2023.
Tue, 11/15/2022
Please click here to view the notice regarding bankruptcy forms changes effective 12/1/22.
Wed, 10/12/2022
General Order 22-1 vacating Temporary Order 20-3 and General Order 22-2 vacating Temporary Order 20-4 were posted. Click here to view General Orders.
Wed, 06/01/2022
Vehicular and pedestrian access to the East St Louis, IL courthouse is only available from the 8th Street (East) side of the rear parking lot.  A guard is posted at the entrance.  The vehicle and pedestrian gates on Missouri Ave (North side) are...
Tue, 04/12/2022
Please click here to review an important annoucement regarding the resumption of in-person hearnings effective June 1, 2022.
Wed, 04/03/2019
The Southern District of Illinois' update Equal Employment Opportunity & Employment Dispute Resolution is available.  Please click here to view the EEO - EDR and other...