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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, 2017-08-29

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama's new Chapter 13 Plan may be viewed by clicking here.  The effective date...

Fri, 2017-08-18

A free, two hour CLE will be presented by Chief Judge James J. Robinson; Alyssa Ross, Law Clerk to Hon. James J. Robinson; and Linda B. Gore, Chapter 13 Trustee regarding the new Chapter 13 Plan.

The CLE will be from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m...

Thu, 2017-06-22
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama is increasing the maximum attorney compensation exempt from fee application, pursuant to Bankr. N.D. Ala. Rule 2016-1(1), to $3,500.00 for debtors with below median income or $3,...
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:...

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...
Tue, 2014-03-11

An in-depth look at the caseload of the federal courts can be found in the...

Mon, 2014-04-21

As of April 16, 2014, Michael Ford is appointed as the Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the Northern Division of the Northern District of Alabama.