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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.

Fri, 2015-10-23

The Court has become aware of a scam targeting bankruptcy filers.  Please view the recently published article for additional information.

Thu, 2016-11-03

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama announces that revised Local Rules 1006-1, 4001-1, 4002-1, and 5081-1 will become effective on December 1, 2015.

 

 

Wed, 2015-10-28

Fiscal Year Bankruptcy Filings Continue Fall. 

Bankruptcy cases filed in federal courts for the fiscal year 2015—the 12-month period ending September 30, 2015—totaled 860,182, down 11 percent from the 963,739 bankruptcy filings in FY 2014...

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...

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 ecftrain@alnb.uscourts.gov.

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:...

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