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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, 2015-12-22

Local Form 1006-1(c) has been revised.  The fourth paragraph has been revised to clarify that it applies to pre-confirmation dismissal.  Local Form 1006-1(c) can be found on our website at ...

Mon, 2016-01-04

Local Form LR 3015-1 A has been revised.  Section IV has been revised to add more space in the “Other Provisions” section.
Local Form LR 3015-1 A can be found on our website at http://...

Wed, 2016-08-03

Effective February 1, 2016, the clerk's office will no longer review proofs of claim.

If you have any questions, please email us at

Fri, 2016-01-22

Effective February 1, 2016, we are changing our hours of operation in all four division Clerk's Offices.  We will continue to open at 8:00 a.m., but we will close our offices to the public at 4:00 p.m. 
If you have any...

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...

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:...
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...

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...

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.