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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.
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Tue, 01/17/2023

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently updated its notice address for bankruptcy filings.  The new address is:

Social Security Administration
Office of the General Counsel
Office of Program Litigation
Attn: ...

Wed, 11/23/2022

The latest edition of the Alabama Middle Bankruptcy Court Newsletter is now available. It can be downloaded here. This edition, along with all previous editions of our newsletter, can be found...

Fri, 10/28/2022

On December 1, 2022, new Federal Rules for Bankruptcy Procedure will go into effect. There is also a new Official Form 101 that changes how names used in the last eight years are listed. It clarifies that additional names used by a debtor do not...

Thu, 10/13/2022

As we have announced during recent dockets, we are phasing in a change to the setting of Chapter 13 confirmation hearings.  Going forward, Chapter 13 plans will be set for hearing on confirmation after the bar date for filing non-governmental...

Tue, 10/11/2022

The U.S. Bankruptcy Administrator for the Northern Distict of Alabama is seeking resumes from individuals interested in serving as a chapter 7 trustee.  If you are interested, please visit the ...

Mon, 08/22/2022

The Court has issued Administrative Order 2022-10 dealing with the compensation of debtors' attorneys in chapter 13 cases. The new order raises the presumptive attorney fee in a chapter 13 case to $4,500 for cases filed on or after October 1,...

Fri, 06/24/2022

On June 21, 2022, the Bankruptcy Threshold Adjustment and Technical Corrections Act was signed into law. The Act amends Section 1182(1) of the Bankruptcy Code to include the increased aggregate debt limit of $7.5 million in Chapter 11 Subchapter...

Tue, 05/10/2022

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama is starting a review of our local rules. If you would like to provide input to the rules committee, please email them to...

Tue, 04/26/2022

The April 2022 edition of the Alabama Middle Bankruptcy Court Newsletter is now available.  This latest volume of the newsletter can be downloaded here.  This volume...

Wed, 03/30/2022

On March 27, 2020, the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. A year later, on March 27, 2021, the President signed into law an amended version of the Act which extended the provisions in §1113 of the...

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