News & Announcements

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.
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Fri, 02/05/2016

Volume 10 of our biannual newsletter Court News and Views is now available. In this volume we welcome Anthony Bush, a local bankruptcy attorney,...

Mon, 02/01/2016

The current five-year term of J. Thomas Corbett, United States Bankruptcy Administrator for the Northern District of Alabama, expires on December 4, 2016. Members of the bar and the public are invited to comment on whether Mr. Corbett should be...

Mon, 02/01/2016

Courtroom technology training:  as most of you know we just finished upgrading our bankruptcy courtrooms in Montgomery.  We recently held courtroom technology hands-on training for our attorneys.  If you were not able to attend and you would like...

Fri, 01/22/2016

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama will be closed on Monday, February 15th in observance of President's Day.
 

Sun, 11/29/2015

The ALMB Local Rules have been updated with the new forms that became effective on December 1, 2015. (Click here)

Tue, 10/20/2015

A sophisticated phone scam is targeting bankruptcy filers in several states, using personal information from filings and posing as attorneys to get intended victims to...

Tue, 09/01/2015

 
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Bankruptcy and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The proposed...

Fri, 08/21/2015

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama is announcing a vacancy for a Term Law Clerk for Chief Judge William R Sawyer.   If you are interested in applying, please click...

Thu, 07/30/2015

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Mon, 06/22/2015

On June 11th, Governor Bentley signed into law ACT No. 2015-484; it became effective that same day.  The law increases the personal property exemption for individual debtors and surviving spouses to $7,500 and the homestead exemption to $15,000...

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