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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, 2017-01-17

Judge Robinson's calendar for Wednesday, January 18, 2017, has been reset to Thursday, January 19, 2017.

All matters remain at the same time as originally set.

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 ...

Fri, 2017-01-13

The court is recruiting a well-organized, detail-oriented individual who possesses exceptional interpersonal skills. The Generalist Clerk will perform a variety of administrative and clerical duties. This position reports to the Clerk of Court...

Tue, 2017-01-10

Attn:  All Northern District Bankruptcy Attorneys

You are invited and encouraged to attend a meeting with Judge Jessup on Monday, February 6, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. in the 341 Meeting Room on the Second...

Wed, 2016-12-28

The United States Bankruptcy Administrator for the Northern District of Alabama invites applications from highly qualified individuals for appointment as Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the Northern District of Alabama, Northern Division.  To...

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 U.S. Probation Office and U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama are seeking qualified applicants for the position of Human Resources Specialist. The person selected for this position will perform a wide variety of human...

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.