Alabama Bankruptcy Law

Considering filing bankruptcy in Alabama? You need to understand Alabama bankruptcy law and exemptions.

As on overview we have listed some of the main exemptions, links to the federal courts serving Alabama, and some filing statistics for Alabama.

Alabama Exemptions

$5000 (cannot exceed 160 acres)
Homestead of resident (includes mobile home)


This is just and overview and there is a detailed list of the Alabama Bankruptcy Exemptions.

Alabama Bankruptcy Courts

If you need more information about the Alabama Federal Bankruptcy Courts you can click on the link for your district.

  • Alabama Middle District
  • Alabama Northern District
  • Alabama Southern District

  • Alabama Filing Statistics

    Here are the counties in Alabama with the highest amount of bankruptcy filings.

    Year - County
    Total
    Ch7
    Ch13
    2012 JEFFERSON
    4847
    2354
    2493
    2012 MOBILE
    2853
    834
    2014
    2012 MONTGOMERY
    1679
    345
    1334
    2012 TUSCALOOSA
    1624
    229
    1395

    You can see the information for all counties by visiting the Alabama Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings by county page.

    Here are the most recently available statistics for monthly bankruptcy filings in Alabama.

    Year - Month
    Total
    Ch7
    Ch13
    2013 June
    2126
    798
    1328
    2013 May
    2260
    811
    1447
    2013 April
    2334
    973
    1360
    2013 March
    2487
    1107
    1380
    2013 February
    2239
    955
    1283
    2013 Janunary
    1986
    671
    1313


    You can see more data by visiting the Alabama Personal Bankruptcy Filing Statistics page.

    If you have question about filing bankruptcy please visit our Frequently Asked Questions Page or schedule a free consultation with a local attorney.