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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, 2020-02-11
It is with sadness that we report the passing of Judge George S. Wright.  Judge Wright served as a referee in bankruptcy beginning in 1961 while practicing law with Rosen, Wright & Harwood in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He was appointed to the bench as...
Fri, 2020-01-24
Attn:  All Northern District Bankruptcy Attorneys  All bankruptcy attorneys currently appearing before the Court in Chapter 11 cases or who are considering practicing in Chapter 11 cases filed under the Small Business Reorganization Act are invited...
Thu, 2020-01-16
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama has increased the PDF file size limit in CM/ECF from 5.0 MB (5,120 KB) to 35.0 MB (35,840 KB). If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at ...
Thu, 2020-01-16
Agencies are notified Pay.gov release 7.11 will be deployed to production on Saturday, January 25, 2020, from 6 pm to 10 pm ET.  All Pay.gov services will be unavailable during the deployment window.
Mon, 2019-12-23
The Bankruptcy Administrator for the Northern District of Alabama seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for inclusion in a pool of case trustees available to administer cases filed under the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (...
Wed, 2019-12-11
At its September 2019 meeting, the Judicial Conference approved a change to Official Form 122A-1.  The change to Official Form 122A-1 adds an instruction to line 14a to remind a debtor that if there is no presumption of abuse, that Official Form...
Tue, 2019-11-26
Rule 9037(h) which becomes effective December 1, 2019, adds a subsection providing redaction procedures for personal identifiers contained in documents previously filed in CM/ECF without complying with Bankruptcy Rule 9037 redaction requirements....
Wed, 2019-11-20
In Re:  Modification to Docket Event in CM/ECF The Amended Schedules (Fee) Docket Event located under Bankruptcy > Miscellaneous > Amended Schedules (Fee) is being modified to require the filer to list added/deleted creditors to the final...
Mon, 2019-11-18
Attn:  All Northern District Bankruptcy Attorneys You are invited and encouraged to attend a Meeting conducted by the Court on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. in the 341 Meeting Room on the Second Floor of the Seybourn H. Lynne Federal...
Fri, 2019-10-18
On August 26, 2019, the President signed into law the Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019 (the HAVEN Act) Public Law No. 116-52.  The HAVEN Act amended 11 U.S.C. § 101 (10A) to exclude from the definition of Current Monthly Income...

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