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.

Tue, 2021-05-18

Amended Administrative Order #141 Order on Entry Protocols

The Court has issued an amended Order on Entry Protocols to update guidance on wearing masks or face coverings in Bankruptcy Court facilities. The updated guidance is that...

Fri, 2021-05-14

New Chapter 11 Monthly Operating Report/Post-Confirmation Reports Forms Training July 13, 2021

From the Assistant United States Trustee for the Middle District of Georgia:

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Practitioners in the Middle...

Wed, 2021-05-05

Appointment of United States Trustee - Region 21

The United States Trustee Program announces the appointment of Mary Ida Townson as the United States Trustee for Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, and the U. S. Virgin Islands....

Fri, 2021-04-23

Updated Guide to the Small Business Reorganization Act as of April 23, 2021

The “Guide to the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019” written by Judge Paul W. Bonapfel of the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of...

Fri, 2021-04-09

Bankruptcy Judgeship Announcement: Positions in AL and FL

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has announced United States Bankruptcy Judge vacancies in the Middle District of Alabama with duty station in Montgomery and the Middle...

Wed, 2021-04-07

Updated Local Rules

Local Rule Amendments and Additions: LBR 2091-1 Attorneys-Withdrawals and LBR 9013-3 Certificate of Service – Motions have been amended and two new local rules, LBR 9072-1 Orders - Proposed and LBR 9073-1 Hearings,...

Thu, 2021-03-25

Administrative Order #141

The judges of this Court issued Administrative Order #141 Regarding Entry Protocols. Click here to read the order...

Wed, 2021-03-17

New Subsection 1328(i) of the Bankruptcy Code

The Consolidated Appropriations Act creates a new subsection (i) of Section 1328 of the Bankruptcy Code....

Wed, 2021-03-10

NextGen is Coming!

The Court will be upgrading our CM/ECF software to the Next Generation of CM/ECF (NextGen) in August. Click here for...

Wed, 2021-03-03

Proposed Amendment to LBR 9013-3 Certificate of Service – Motions

A proposed amendment to Local Bankruptcy Rule (LBR) 9013-3 Certificate of Service – Motions is available for public commentary through April 5, 2021....