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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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Mon, 05/11/2020

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama issued two new administrative orders. Administrative Order 2020-10 amends Administrative Order 2020-3 and...

Tue, 04/21/2020

The April 2020 edition of the Alabama Middle Bankruptcy Court Newsletter is now available.  This latest volume of the newsletter can be downloaded here.  This volume and all archived...

Wed, 04/08/2020

The recently passed CARES Act made several modifications to bankruptcy debt limits for small businesses filing under subchapter V of chapter 11 and what income is excludable in chapter 7 cases. These statutory changes required temporary form...

Mon, 04/06/2020

In an effort to make the phone dockets run in an efficient manner during these challenging times, the IT staff has produced a guide on the various ways you can mute your phone. The guide covers iPhones, Android, and landline phones and is...

Fri, 04/03/2020

ALMB has modified Local Form 2 for both chapter 7 and chapter 13 cases to update the telephone locations for section 341 meetings of creditors and confirmation dockets....

Fri, 03/27/2020

Due to developments in the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the judges of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama have signed an...

Mon, 03/16/2020

To reduce the public's and court staff's exposure to the coronavirus, the judges of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama have signed an administrative order...

Sat, 03/14/2020

The Bankruptcy Administrator for the Middle District of Alabama has released information on conducting all Section 341 Meetings of Creditors via telephone during the current COVID-19 outbreak.  Details on Section 341 meeting procedures can be...

Wed, 03/11/2020

To minimize potential exposure to the COVID-19 virus, Chief District Judge Emily Marks has issued an order to restrict entry to all Middle District of Alabama courthouses. The list of restrictions can be found in the...

Fri, 02/21/2020

Judge Sawyer’s March 11 and 12, 2020, dockets have been cancelled. All matters will be rescheduled and new hearing notices will be issued in each case.

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