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|Mon, 12/17/2018||FEES: ACH PAYMENT OPTION AVAILABLE SOON||
On January 2, 2019, the Court will accept use of ACH to pay fees. For details click here.
|Mon, 12/03/2018||Alert re: Risk of Sharing Account Credentials||
The Court has issued a reminder of the risks associated with sharing PACER log-in credentials with others. To review the notice, click here.
|Fri, 11/30/2018||General Order 18-0002: Order Amending Local Bankruptcy Rules||
The Court has issued General Order 18-0002, adopting proposed edits to its local rules. No substantive changes were made to the proposal published for comment in early November. To review the general order, click...
|Wed, 10/31/2018||Credit Abuse Resistance Education Program Info Meeting||
The bankruptcy court is hosting an informational meeting about the Credit Abuse Resistance Education Program, which matches volunteer speakers with local schools for the purpose of exposing students to basic credit concepts. For information about...
|Thu, 09/20/2018||Tips for Expediting Review of Larger Dockets||
The Court recently implemented programming changes that allow ECF users to speed up the process of opening a larger docket by limiting the data that appears on the docket. For details, review the new entry in the Procedures Manual, found here:...
|Wed, 09/19/2018||Proposed Amendments to Local Rules: Public Comment Period||
The Court is proposing amendments to its local rules. For details, click here
|Fri, 08/17/2018||Notice of Courtroom Deputy Changes||
The Court has posted a notice of Courtroom Deputy changes taking effect immediately. Click here for more information.
|Fri, 02/02/2018||NextGen: Central Sign-On||
On April 16, 2018, the court community will be upgrading its Case Management/Electronic Case Filing System (CM...
|Thu, 02/01/2018||Notice of Process Changes||
The Court has posted a notice of process changes taking effect February 5th, particularly as to use of filing instead of certificate date for calculation of deadlines and quality control for statement of consent. You can read the notice...
|Tue, 01/02/2018||Judge Lorch Status||
The Seventh Circuit has renewed its recall of Bankruptcy Judge Basil H. Lorch III through January 3, 2019. He will continue with his current case assignments.