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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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Tue, 09/21/2021

Despite our continued effort to raise this issue in our newsletters and our attorney forums, we continue to have a large number of overpayments in chapter 13 cases where the filing fee is going to be paid through the plan. Processing these...

Tue, 09/21/2021

The attorney forums for our bankruptcy bar scheduled to take place in November are being postponed until early next year due to the increased COVID-19 numbers in our state. We will send out a notice when the forums are rescheduled. In the...

Thu, 08/26/2021

The court has updated Local Form 6 (1382(i)) for those debtors requesting discharge under this statutory provision.  The updated form has blocks for the debtor to provide details on mortgage...

Tue, 08/10/2021

Due to the rapid rise of COVID-19 numbers in the Middle District, the bankruptcy judges have issued Administrative Order 2021-08 setting a return to court for confirmation hearings...

Tue, 07/27/2021

The Judges for ALMB have issued Administrative Order 2021-06 detailing attorney fees that maybe requested if a chapter 13 plan is modified under the CARES Act.  Please take a look at...

Wed, 07/14/2021

ALMB will host its 2021 attorney forums as listed below. Please save the date so you can attend one of these informative forums. One hour of CLE will be awarded.

Monday, November 8, at 10:00 – Opelika, in the bankruptcy courtroom

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Tue, 07/13/2021

The bankruptcy judges for Alabama Middle District have issued a new administrative order.  This new order vacates prior orders 2020-05, 2020-06, and 2020-11 and returns all hearings to in-person hearings effective October 1, 2021.  All hearings...

Tue, 05/25/2021

Chief Judge Marks has released two new general orders for the Middle District of Alabama.  General Order 3910-13 removes restrictions on visitors to the courthouses in Montgomery,...

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...

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