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U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Florida
Chief Judge: Karen K. Specie
Clerk of Court: Traci E. Abrams
“Our Mission: To administer justice fairly while providing excellent assistance to those we serve."  

Court Announcements and News

Bankruptcy Judgeships Announced for Atlanta, GA and Montgomery, AL

February 24, 2017

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for appointments as United States Bankruptcy Judges for the Northern District of Georgia and the Middle District of Alabama. CLICK HERE to visit the Employment page to view the corresponding announcements and information on how to apply.

Noticing Requirements/FAQs Updated

December 2, 2016

The Noticing Requirements and Frequently Asked Questions have been reformatted into an easier to use format for your convenience. Please CLICK HERE to view the most recent document.

Information Regarding Amendments to the Federal Rules Effective 12/1/16

November 15, 2016

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma has created an informational packet regarding changes to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Civil, Criminal, and Bankruptcy Procedures, and the fee changes effective December 1, 2016. CLICK HERE to review this information. Attorneys are encouraged to review the packet and perform any further research required prior to filing documents with the Court on or after December 1, 2016.

Permissive Use of Negative Notice List updated as of 11/9/2016

November 10, 2016

The Permissive Use of Negative Notice List has been updated to include one new motion for Chapter 13 cases only: Motion for Authority to Use Tax Refund. Filers are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the new format and content of FLN-B’s Permissive Use of Negative Notice List which includes motions permitted to be filed on Negative Notice for Chapters 7, 11, 12 and 13.

Amendments to FRBP, Bankruptcy Forms, and Fees Effective December 1, 2016

October 31, 2016

Changes to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, bankruptcy forms, and the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule become effective December 1, 2016 and "shall govern all proceedings in bankruptcy cases thereafter commenced and, insofar as just and practicable, all proceedings then pending."

Please visit the following websites for more information:

Rules Changes: http://www.uscourts.gov/rules-policies/pending-rules-and-forms-amendments


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