Notice of Upgrade to CM/ECF Release 5.1

Thursday, April 4, 2013

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at 5:00 p.m., the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama will shut down all Electronic Case Filing (ECF) systems to upgrade to CM/ECF Release 5.1. We estimate that filing service should be back on line by 11:30 p.m. that evening.

Please visit our website at for the latest announcements and information regarding CM/ECF Release 5.1.

Court Newsletter - Release 5.1 Update

If there is a need to make an emergency filing while CM/ECF is unavailable, please contact your respective filing division as listed below:

Eastern Division (Anniston) - Gerald Wilson - 205-790-5816
Northern Division (Decatur) - Karen Hogan - 205-790-7498
Southern Division (Birmingham) - Tammie Clayton - 205-739-3408
Western Division (Tuscaloosa) - Lorraine Divers - 205-572-2624

If you have any questions, please email us at As always, we apologize for any inconvenience.