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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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Sat, 10/01/2022

The bankruptcy court will be closed on Monday, October 10, 2022, in observance of Columbus Day.

The CM/ECF system will still be available and electronic documents may be filed or access during this time.

For case information, please...

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...

Mon, 03/28/2022

Please mark your calendars and save the dates for our 2022 attorney forums.

ALMB will host its 2022 attorney forums as listed below. Please save the date so you and members of your staffs can attend one of these informative meetings. One...

Wed, 03/09/2022

On April 1, 2022, adjustments to the dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code and one provision of Title 28 of the United States Code will go into effect for cases filed on or after that date. The adjustments’ timing and...

Mon, 12/13/2021

Several Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure changes came into effect December 1, 2021. The changes are:

1. Rule 2005, subsection (c) is amended to delete the references to 18 U.S.C. § 3146(a) and (b) and replaced them with a reference to...

Wed, 11/03/2021

Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, the receptions for Judge Sawyer have been postponed.

SAVE THE DATE!

Members of the bankruptcy bar: Come celebrate Judge Sawyer’s retirement at small receptions...

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