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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, 2014-12-31

 

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama Clerk's Office is pleased to announce the new members of the Clerk's Office Advisory Committee for...

Wed, 2015-01-28

 
During the 12-month period ending December 31, 2014, 936,795 cases were filed in federal bankruptcy courts, down from the 1,071,932 bankruptcy cases filed in calendar year 2013—a 12.6 percent drop in filings. The Administrative Office of...

Thu, 2015-02-12

 

Beginning March 2, 2015, debtors can voluntarily request to receive court-generated notices and orders by email rather than by U.S. mail. This free program is called Debtor Electronic Bankruptcy Noticing (DeBN). ...

Fri, 2015-02-13

The current 14-year term of office of The Honorable Margaret H. Murphy, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Georgia at Atlanta, is due to expire on 18 October 2015. The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh...

Fri, 2015-02-13

The current 14-year term of office of The Honorable John S. Dalis, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Georgia at Brunswick, is due to expire on 13 October 2015. The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit...

Thu, 2015-02-19

While business is increasingly conducted using smart phones, tablets and laptops, debtors who file for bankruptcy protection continue to receive paper copies of court notices and orders by regular mail — a practice that consumes both time and...

Wed, 2015-03-18

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama has increased the PDF file size limit in CM/ECF from 1.5 MB (1,536 KB) to 5.0 MB (5,120 KB).

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at...

Wed, 2015-04-15

(Rebroadcast on Monday, April 27)

Certain Eastern Division cases may be administered in Birmingham.  We have created a new CM/ECF event, Motion to Administer Case in Birmingham, that lawyers can use to file these motions. 

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Wed, 2015-06-24

Effective July 1, 2015, the Honorable James J. Robinson will be the Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama.

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