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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

89th Annual NCBJ Conference September 27-30, 2015

July 20, 2015

The 89th Annual NCBJ Conference will be held in Miami Beach September 27-30, 2015. Consumer bankruptcy lawyers will have several sessions of interest and will receive a significant discount when registering to attend.

For more information, go to: http://www.ncbj.org. Please review the conference brochure found here.

An Updated Version of McAfee May Mark Email Generated by CM/ECF as Spam

June 11, 2015

The Administrative Office of the Federal Judiciary has advised that law firms, attorneys and/or parties who are running the recently updated version of McAfee may not receive email from ECF. As it is understood, email generated by ECF may be recognized as spam for those running this updated version of McAfee.

Noticing Project Procedural Update

February 24, 2015

The Court will now serve the "Notice of Case Number Change" in order to ensure timely receipt by all parties. In addition, the document has been updated to note that the latest updates will initially appear in yellow highlighted text so that the changes may be easily reviewed.

Certificate of Service Information & Local Form Available

February 4, 2015

A new Certificate of Service PDF form (Local Form 4) has been added on the Forms page of the Court's website as well as an instructional document (Local Form 5-Inst) which contains samples of Certificate of Service formats for those to be included as part of a pleading or other document filed in CM/ECF and those to be filed separately as a stand alone document (e.g., Certificate of Service of an Order as directed by the Court). Click here to access these documents.

Noticing Project Procedural Change re Preliminary Hearing Orders on Motions for Relief from Stay

January 28, 2015

Due to their time sensitive nature, the court has added "Preliminary Hearing Orders on Motions for Relief from Stay" to the list of documents that will be served to non-electronic parties through the Bankruptcy Noticing Center. Click here to access the court's Noticing Project procedures and Frequently Asked Questions.


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