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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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Fri, 05/10/2019

ALMB has two new draft rules that are open for comment.  The comment period will be open through midnight on May 26, 2019.  Please send any comments on these proposed rule changes to...

Thu, 05/09/2019

Effective July 1, 2019:

Judge Creswell will take over Opelika chapter 7 and chapter 13, Montgomery chapter 7, and Dothan chapter 13 cases.

Judge Sawyer will take over Dothan chapter 7 and Montgomery chapter 13 cases...

Fri, 04/26/2019

The clerk's office's April 2019 newsletter is now available on our website.  This volume covers the latest news from the clerk's office as well as changes to bankruptcy forms that took effect on April 1, 2019.  The latest volume is located...

Mon, 03/25/2019

On April 1, 2019, seven forms will change to update dollar amounts for certain aspects of bankruptcy.  These new amounts reflect changes to the Department of Labor's Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumer.  The updated versions of the...

Thu, 12/20/2018

The e-orders guide has been updated as of today to incorporate two new changes:

1.  The following language has been added to the e-orders guide: "Noticing: All orders will be served on the debtor, debtor's counsel, the movant, movant's...

Wed, 12/19/2018

Two new administrative orders have been posted to our website. The first is Amended Order Governing...

Fri, 11/30/2018

On December 1, 2018, Rule 3002.1 of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure will change to distinguish home equity line of credit changes from regular mortgages.  Local Rule 3002.1-1 will also change at the same time.  The new rule can be found...

Fri, 10/26/2018

The October 2018 edition of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama's newsletter is now available on our newsletter site or directly through this...

Mon, 10/22/2018

The website for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama has upgraded its security and is now accessible using HTTPS.  If you have our site bookmarked, please change it to http...

Mon, 10/15/2018

ALMB Local Form 1 (Declaration re: Electronic Filing) has become obsolete because of all the changes to the bankruptcy rules and official forms over the last few years. As of October 15, 2018, this form is no longer required, and we have removed...

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