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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.

Wed, 2016-08-03

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, 2016-08-03

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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Thu, 2016-05-12

At its March 2016 session, the Judicial Conference approved amendments to the record retrieval fees on the appellate, district, and bankruptcy court miscellaneous fee schedules, as well as on the Court of Federal Claims and the Judicial Panel on...

Mon, 2016-05-09

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama announces the posting of proposed revised Local Rule 2090-1 for public comment.

Comment period ends June 6, 2016.

Tue, 2016-05-03

Bankruptcy filings fell 8.5 percent for the 12-month period ending March 31, 2016, compared with the year ending March 31, 2015, according to statistics released by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. The March 2016 annual bankruptcy...

Mon, 2016-04-25

We created a docket event in CM/ECF for filing a Motion to Approve Loan Modification. The event can be found under Bankruptcy > Motions/Applications > Approve Loan Modification.

If you have any questions, please...

Wed, 2016-03-30

Corrections to some of the existing Official Bankruptcy forms were approved by the Forms Subcommittee last week, and the AO has made the following changes:

  • Form 423, Certificate of Financial Management, was corrected as follows:...
Thu, 2016-03-24

On April 1, 2016, automatic adjustments to the dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code and one provision in Title 28 of the United States Code will become effective.  The adjusted dollar amounts will apply to cases...

Fri, 2016-01-29

The current five-year term of J. Thomas Corbett, United States Bankruptcy Administrator for the Northern District of Alabama, expires 4 December 2016.  As authorized under the Regulations of the Judicial  Conference of the United States Governing...