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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

11th Circuit Court of Appeals Rule Amendment Public Notice

March 23, 2018

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b), notice and opportunity for comment is hereby given of proposed amendments to the Rules of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. The public comment period is from April 4 to May 4, 2018. CLICK HERE to view the Notice.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION - Proposed Orders and Orders Granting Stay Relief

February 21, 2018

Proposed Orders - continue to take up an inordinate amount of time. For that reason, Chambers will no longer modify proposed orders that are incorrect. Rather, incorrect proposed orders will be sent back to the preparer. If, after three tries, a proposed order is not in appropriate form, the corresponding motion or application will be denied without prejudice.

2017 Professional Fees Report Available for Review

February 6, 2018

Pursuant to FRBP 2013, the 2017 Professional Fees Report is available for review on the Court Resources page or by CLICKING HERE.

Revision to the Permissive Use of Negative Notice List

December 15, 2017

Effective 12/15/17 the Permissive Use of Negative Notice List has been revised to reflect the following: 1) all chapters: 30-day noticing period for objection to claims, and 2) Motion for Final Decree for Chapter 11 Cases. Filers are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the updated content of FLNB's Permissive Use of Negative Notice List which includes motions permitted to be filed on Negative Notice for Chapters 7, 11, 12, and 13.

2017 Paralegal and Legal Assistant Seminar Presentations and Transcripts

October 24, 2017

The Clerk's Office for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Florida hosted a training seminar for paralegals and legal assistants on October 20, 2017. You may view the presentations and transcripts from the training HERE.


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