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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

CM/ECF Maintenance Scheduled

November 15, 2017

CM/ECF in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Florida will be unavailable Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 9:00 PM ET through midnight for system maintenance. Please plan accordingly.

Should you have a true emergency filing during this time, please visit the After Hours Emergency and Court Closure Filings page of our website for information.

This maintenance does not affect viewing cases or documents in PACER.

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.

Update to Census Bureau's Median Family Income Data

October 20, 2017

The Census Bureau's Median Family Income Data accessible through the U.S. Department of Justice Means Testing Information page has been updated. The U.S. Trustee Program will apply the updated data to all cases filed on or after November 1, 2017. CLICK HERE to read the full article.

New Chapter 13 Plan Form Required Effective 12/1/17

August 25, 2017

A proposed amendment to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 3015 requires the use of a national chapter 13 plan form unless a district adopts a local plan that meets the requirements of new proposed Fed. R. Bankr. P. 3015.1. The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Florida has adopted a local plan form.

Proposed Amendments for Public Comment

August 14, 2017

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to rules and forms, and have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The comment period closes on 2/15/2018. CLICK HERE for more information.


Daily docket

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