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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.

Tue, 2017-05-16

 The bankruptcy court will be closed

Monday, May 29, 2017,

in observance of Memorial Day...

Tue, 2017-04-25


On Monday, May 8, 2017, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Alabama, Eastern Division Clerk's office will move to:...

Mon, 2017-04-17

Attn:  All Northern District Bankruptcy Attorneys Who Represent Chapter 13 Debtors

You are invited and encouraged to attend the Chapter 13 Attorney Meeting conducted by the Court in conjunction with the Office of the...

Fri, 2017-01-13

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama announces that revised Local Rule 2090-1 will become effective on January 13, 2017.  Click ...

Thu, 2016-10-27

At its September 2016 session, the Judicial Conference approved inflationary adjustments to fees on the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule. 

These changes will become effective December 1, 2016.

Wed, 2016-10-12

The public comment period ends February 15, 2017, at 11:59 p.m.
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Rules have...

Wed, 2016-10-12

The United States Supreme Court submitted ten rule changes and one new rule to Congress April 28, 2016.  The effective date of these rules is December 1, 2016. 

  • International Bankruptcy Cases.  Rule 1010(a) and...
Thu, 2016-11-03

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama announces that revised Local Rules 1006-1, 4001-1, 4002-1, and 5081-1 will become effective on December 1, 2015.



Wed, 2016-08-03

A docket event has been created in CM/ECF for filing the Notice of Intent to Pay Chapter 13 Case Filing Fee through Chapter 13 Plan - Local form 1006-1(c). If this form is not filed with the application to pay filing fees in installments, it may...

Wed, 2016-08-03

Effective February 1, 2016, the clerk's office will no longer review proofs of claim.

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