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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, 05/04/2021

The clerk's office has simplified the forms used to request transcripts and audio copies of court proceedings. The updated forms are available on the local forms page. The Transcript Request form is...

Tue, 04/27/2021

The April 2021 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...

Mon, 04/19/2021

Judge William Sawyer's personal retirement annoucement is available on his chamber's page or can be downloaded here.

Wed, 04/14/2021

The United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Middle District of Alabama, in Montgomery, Alabama, and the Northern District of Alabama, in Birmingham, Alabama, are recruiting for a shared position of IT Security Officer. Please see the...

Fri, 04/09/2021

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has posted information on the availability of a bankruptcy judgeship position with the Middle District of Alabama, located in Montgomery, Alabama.  Information on the position can be found on the...

Tue, 02/23/2021

Both the chapter 7 and chapter 13 versions of Local Form 2 have been updated to correct an issue with the signature block.  The updated forms can be found on our Local Forms page.

Fri, 01/29/2021

The court has issued a new administrative order, 2021-02, on the proper procedures for filing and handling highly sensitive documents (HSD).  If you need assistance on filing an HSD, please...

Thu, 01/21/2021

I hope you are all doing well. We have three important things to let you know about:

1.  Reaffirmation Agreements - we have recently had a few questions come up regarding filing extensions of time to file reaffirmation...

Mon, 01/04/2021

Happy New Year! As we look toward 2021, we will be making some important changes in the coming year.

First is the release of NextGen CM/ECF. We will start our transition on March 5th by shutting down our ECF system for the weekend. We will...

Fri, 11/20/2020

The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts has set new fees for bankruptcy filings.  Please visit our Fees page for more information on the fee changes that are effective on December 1, 2020.