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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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Wed, 02/06/2019

The Honorable Bess M. Parrish Creswell is accepting applications for a term law clerk.  For information on the position and how to apply, please review this vacancy...

Fri, 12/28/2018

In light of the government shutdown, Judge Sawyer signed an administrative order addressing bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings in which the United States is a party.  The full text of the order can be viewed...

Thu, 12/20/2018

The e-orders guide has been updated as of today to incorporate two new changes:

1.  The following language has been added to the e-orders guide: "Noticing: All orders will be served on the debtor, debtor's counsel, the movant, movant's...

Wed, 12/19/2018

Two new administrative orders have been posted to our website. The first is Amended Order Governing...

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...

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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