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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Thu, 08/15/2013

Chief Judge Dwight Williams and Judge William Sawyer are creating a Local Rules Committee to review our local rules and to make recommendations. They recently reviewed a list of attorney volunteers and recommendations and selected the following...

Thu, 08/15/2013

Chief Judge Dwight Williams and Judge William Sawyer decided to maintain an Attorney Advisory Group as a way to collect feedback and to keep the lines of communication open between the local bar and the Court. They recently reviewed a list of...

Thu, 08/15/2013

The Bankruptcy Court is pleased to announce the reopening of the G.W. Andrews Courthouse and Federal Building. Beginning Wednesday, August 21, 2013, all future bankruptcy hearings will be held in the...

Tue, 08/06/2013

In an effort to even out the total number cases assigned to each of our judges, the bankruptcy judges for the Middle District of Alabama have decided to change the case distribution for the Southern Division (Dothan).  More specifically, on...

Mon, 08/05/2013

During the 12-month period ending June 30, 2013, bankruptcy filings in the Middle District of Alabama were up approximately 1% from the same period ending June 30, 2012. Meanwhile, according to a recent Administrative Office press release,...

Fri, 07/26/2013

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama is announcing a vacancy for a term law clerk for Judge William Sawyer. If you are interested in applying, please click ...

Mon, 06/17/2013

 Judge Williams and Judge Sawyer signed an amended order increasing the maximum presumptive fee for legal services in Chapter 13 cases filed in the Middle District of Alabama by an attorney for the debtor. Please note the order is effective for...

Fri, 05/31/2013

Volume 5 of the Alabama Middle Bankruptcy Court's newsletter,  Court News and Views, is now available. Please give us...

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