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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.

Thu, 2017-10-26
In preparation of upcoming changes, PACER users are encouraged to upgrade their existing PACER accounts now.  Please open the attached document for instructions.  
Mon, 2017-10-16
NEW PLAN - TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES Birmingham: On November 1, 2017, at 2:30 pm and November 3, 2017, at 10:00 am the Chapter 13 Trustee’s Office for the ND AL, Southern Division, will be leading seminars regarding the new Chapter 13 Plan and the...
Wed, 2017-10-18
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama announces that revisions to the Local Rules will become effective on December 1, 2017.  A redline version of the Local Rules may be viewed...
Fri, 2017-08-18
A free, two hour CLE will be presented by Chief Judge James J. Robinson; Alyssa Ross, Law Clerk to Hon. James J. Robinson; and Linda B. Gore, Chapter 13 Trustee regarding the new Chapter 13 Plan. The CLE will be from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on...
Thu, 2017-06-22
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama is increasing the maximum attorney compensation exempt from fee application, pursuant to Bankr. N.D. Ala. Rule 2016-1(1), to $3,500.00 for debtors with below median income or $3,750.00...
Tue, 2017-04-25
PUBLIC NOTICE On Monday, May 8, 2017, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Alabama, Eastern Division Clerk's office will move to: U.S. Federal Courthouse 1129 Noble Street Anniston, AL  36201 Business Office Hours 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM...
Fri, 2017-01-13
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama announces that revised Local Rule 2090-1 will become effective on January 13, 2017.  Click...
Thu, 2016-10-27
At its September 2016 session, the Judicial Conference approved inflationary adjustments to fees on the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule.  These changes will become effective December 1, 2016. Description Current Fee Approved New...
Wed, 2016-10-12
PUBLISHED FOR COMMENT AUGUST 2016The public comment period ends February 15, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and...
Wed, 2016-10-12
The United States Supreme Court submitted ten rule changes and one new rule to Congress April 28, 2016.  The effective date of these rules is December 1, 2016.  International Bankruptcy Cases.  Rule 1010(a) and Rule 1011(a) and (f) were amended...

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