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2020

ALMD Courthouse COVID-19 Updates

POSTED ON: September 18, 2020

The Federal Courthouse will close at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, November 24 for cleaning in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday and will resume normal operations on Monday, November 30 at 8:00 AM. Filings can be made at the remote box on Church Street and the main telephone line at the Courthouse (334-954...

Restrictions on Visitors to the Courthouse

POSTED ON: March 12, 2020

The United States District Court continues to monitor the most current statements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as all communications disseminated by the Administrative Office of the U. S. Courts (AO), regarding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).  The...

2019

USDC Closed Dec 31 and Jan 1

POSTED ON: December 27, 2019

The United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama will be closed on December 31 and January 1 in observance of the New Year. We will re-open on Thursday, January 2 at 8:00AM for normal operating hours. Happy New Year!

USDC Closed Dec 24 and Dec 25

POSTED ON: December 20, 2019

The United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama will be closed on December 24 and December 25 in observance of the holidays. We will re-open on Thursday, December 26 at 8:00AM for normal operating hours. Happy holidays!

CM/ECF Server will Undergo Critical Maintenance Tonight

POSTED ON: July 25, 2019

Due to necessary critical maintance, the CM/ECF servers for the Alabama Middle District will be unavailable between 5:00PM and 6:00PM tonight, July 25, 2019. All access will be diabled during this maintenance window. The CM/ECF servers will be available for filing at 6:00PM.

Please be advised...

CM/ECF server will undergo maintenance on Saturday

POSTED ON: March 06, 2019

This Saturday, March 9, 2019, the CM/ECF server will be taken down for maintenance from 8:00AM to 2:00PM. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please remember that the Alabama Middle District does have an after-hours filing box located near the front of the Court Street entrance.

2018

Dothan Courthouse Open Today

POSTED ON: October 11, 2018

The ALMD federal courthouse in Dothan, Alabama is open today for normal business hours. 

Hurricane Michael Closes Dothan Federal Courthouse

POSTED ON: October 10, 2018

The ALMD federal courthouse in Dothan, AL is closed today (Wednesday, Oct 10) due to Hurricane Michael. The ALMD will evaluate the Dothan courthouse tomorrow morning and will update its status at that time.

ALMD Closed All Day Wednesday and Thursday Morning

POSTED ON: January 17, 2018

The United States Distric Court Federal courthouses (Montgomery, Dothan, Opelika) will be closed all day Wednesday (January 17), due to the weather and travel conditions.  The United States District Court Federal courthouses (Montgomery, Dothan, Opelika) will open on Thursday (January 18) at 12:00PM...

USDC Closed All Day Wednesday (Jan 17)

POSTED ON: January 17, 2018

The United States Distric Court Federal courthouses (Montgomery, Dothan, Opelika) will be closed all day Wednesday (January 17), due to the weather. Updates regarding hours of operation for Thursday (January 18) will be announced as they are made available.

USDC Closings for Tuesday and Wednesday

POSTED ON: January 16, 2018

The United States District Court (USDC) Federal courthouses in Montgomery, Dothan, and Opelika are closing today (Jan. 16) at 3:00PM due to the predicted inclement weather. The United States District Court Federal courthouses in Dothan and Opelika will be closed all day Wednesday (Jan 17). The...

2017

All ALMD Courts Closed Due to Hurricane Irma

POSTED ON: September 11, 2017

The Alabama Middle District courts are closed Monday, September 11, due to the impact of Hurricane Irma. At this time, we expect to resume all operations on Tuesday, September 12. We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause. Please check back for updates.

Administrative Office of the United States Courts Announces Proposed Amendments for Public Comment

POSTED ON: August 11, 2017

Administrative Office of the United States Courts Announces Proposed Amendments for Public Comment - August 2017

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to the following rules and forms and have asked that they be...

CM/ECF experiencing national outage

POSTED ON: August 07, 2017

The Alabama Middle District's Case Management/Electronic Filing system (CM/ECF) is currently experiencing a national disruption. This notice will be updated as soon as we receive word that the issue has been resolved.  Thank you for your patience.

ALMD website will be down for upgrades

POSTED ON: July 27, 2017

On Friday (July 28) the Alabama Middle District will be making scheduled maintenance and upgrades to our public website server. The website may experience intermittent outages while we make these upgrades. The upgrades are scheduled to begin approximately 10:00pm (CDT) and should be completed by 11...

Courthouse Closed Wednesday April 5, 2017

POSTED ON: April 05, 2017

Due to the predicted bad weather, the Alabama Middle District courthouse will be closed on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

Availability of Bankruptcy Judgeship Position in the Middle District of Alabama

POSTED ON: February 27, 2017

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit seeks applications for a fourteen-year appointment as United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of Alabama at Montgomery. The basic jurisdiction of a bankruptcy judge is specified in Title 28, United States Code and explained...

ALMD to close at 2:00pm today

POSTED ON: January 06, 2017

The United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama will close today (January 6) at 2:00pm due to the inclement weather. Please be advised that all offices will be closed. The after-hours box and electronic filing will still be available.

2016

MEDIA/PRESS ALERT ISSUED BY ALMD

POSTED ON: December 02, 2016

The Alabama Middle District has issued an ORDER that temporarily modifies the media policy and Civ. Misc. Order No. 3046. Members of the media/press are also notified of the following MEMORANDUM that requires action on their part should they wish access to trial proceedings.

CM/ECF Servers Unavailable Saturday and Sunday

POSTED ON: October 21, 2016

Due to Administrative Office (AO) regulations, our CM/ECF servers are being transferred to a centralized hosting site. This means that starting October 21, at 6:00 PM CST the CM/ECF servers will be unavailable. Due to the complexity of the operation and data volume being moved, this process could...

Be aware of Jury Scams

POSTED ON: August 24, 2016

Alabama citizens are being targeted by phone calls from a person claiming to be from the U.S. Marshal’s Service regarding failure to report for “Grand Jury,” or “Jury,” duty. PLEASE DO NOT PAY ANY MONEY TO ANYONE WHO CALLS YOU CLAIMING TO REPRESENT THIS COURT.  We will not call, email, or write you...

ALMD Implements Electronic Submission of Magistrate Consent Forms

POSTED ON: July 14, 2016

The Alabama Middle District announces implementation of an electronic submission of "Magistrate Consent Forms" in civil cases in which a Magistrate Judge is assigned as presiding Judge. Click here for more details.

Welcome to the new ALMD website!

POSTED ON: July 11, 2016

We hope you find the new website easy to use -- feel free to use the search bar for anything not readily available, and download our quick start user guide!  Our website is mobile friendly!

CM/ECF Maintenance Notice

POSTED ON: February 04, 2016

The CM/ECF server will be taken down for maintenance on Saturday, February 6 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM for maintenance.We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

2015

Scheduled System Maintenance of J-PORT

POSTED ON: December 28, 2015

The JPort site will be taken off-line on Saturday, January 16 from 5:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. for maintenance. This means that JPort users will be disconnected from their session and JPort will be unavailable throughout the maintenance period. This includes mobile devices that use Junos Pulse or Pulse...

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