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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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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...

Thu, 05/03/2018

Starting on Monday, May 7, 2018, attorneys with confirmation hearings ready to settle with the Chapter 13 trustee should meet with the trustee in the courtroom between 8:00 and 8:45 prior to the beginning of court to confirm those settlements. At...

Mon, 04/24/2017

Alabama Middle Bankruptcy Court has received several calls about missed jury duty notifications and a requirement to appear before one of our bankruptcy judges.  This is part of a scam that is going on around the country.  Bankruptcy court does...

Wed, 03/29/2017
Depositing and Disbursing Funds
in Court Registry -
New Events Effective April 1, 2017



Wed, 09/28/2016

Payee on Remittances - We have recently received a number or money orders and cashier’s checks payable to “Juan-Carlos Guerrero.” Please have your clients make out their checks to “U.S. Bankruptcy Court.” This...