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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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Tue, 07/09/2024

Since the adoption of the Local Rules on April 1, 2024, the Clerk's Office and Chambers are still noticing insufficiencies with Certificates of Service. The new Local Rule 9013-3 requires that the Certificate of Service shall clearly state the...

Mon, 07/08/2024

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court is seeking a systems administrator.  If you are interested in applying, please see the position description for more details.

Thu, 06/27/2024

The U.S. Courts just released two new official forms, Form 101 and Form 201.  These new forms can be found on the U.S. Court’s forms website and should be used when filing an individual or non-individual bankruptcy petition.

Tue, 06/25/2024

The Eleventh Circuit is requesting inputs on the reappointment of Mark Zimlich as the United States Bankruptcy Administrator for the Southern District of Alabama. The notice gives...

Fri, 06/21/2024

Today (6/21), the Court implemented a new Administrative Order 2024-03 providing directions and adopting a new...

Thu, 05/23/2024

Local Form 6, the chapter 13 plan, has been updated to correct an error in the wording of paragraph 1.2 referencing paragraph 6. The "not included" box is still automatically checked and the new language advises all lien actions must be filed as...

Thu, 05/02/2024

ALMB Local Form 5 has been updated to remove some character limits in the text fields.  The form is now available on our website under Local Forms.

Tue, 04/23/2024

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,...

Tue, 04/09/2024

The list of motions that can be filed using negative notice has been amended to add adequate protection motions under 9007(f)(6).  The new list is available here.

Tue, 04/02/2024

Local Form 6, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan, has been updated to correct the title of paragraph 10 to Domestic Support Obligations. Please make...