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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, 12/03/2018

As a result of the closure of the courthouse in observance of the national day of mourning for President George H. W. Bush on December 5, 2018, the meetings of creditors for both Dothan and Opelika have been rescheduled.  The new schedule is:...

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...

Tue, 11/20/2018

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama has three proposed local rule changes.  The rules are 3001.1-1, 5005-1, and 9011-1 . Redlined versions of the rules are available here...

Wed, 11/07/2018

The bankruptcy court will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 22 -23, 2018, in observance of Thanksgiving.
The CM/ECF system will still be available and electronic documents may be filed or access during this time.
For case...

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...

Tue, 09/25/2018

Please see the announcement from the bankruptcy administrator's office regarding new quarterly fees in chapter 11 cases.

Thu, 06/21/2018

The clerk's office has received many questions about why a bankruptcy case is showing up on credit reports. The clerk's office does not report bankruptcy filings to credit reporting agencies. However, all bankruptcy filings are a matter of public...

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