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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

Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals' Implementation of NextGen

August 16, 2018

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals is scheduled to go live on NextGen CM/ECF on 9/17/2018. CurrentGen will be taken offline for all users at noon Eastern on 9/14/2018 through 9/16/2018. Users will also be unable to access 11th Circuit dockets through PACER while the system is being converted to NextGen.

Proposed Rule Amendments for Public Comment

August 15, 2018

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to these rules. Proposed amendments, the advisory committees' reports explaining the proposed changes, and instructions on how to submit comments are available at http://www.uscourts.gov/rules-policies/proposed-amendments-published-public-comment. The public comment period closes on February 15, 2019.

ChapMobile App is Now Available

August 3, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the public calendar for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Florida is now available via the CHAP Public Mobile Calendar ("ChapMobile") application. ChapMobile gives attorneys and trustees the ability to view upcoming hearing and 341 meeting schedules anytime, anywhere.

U.S. Courts Look-a-Like Domain Used in Ransomware Phishing Campaign

July 5, 2018

Cybercriminals have registered a U.S. Courts look-alike domain, uscourtsgov.com. The domain is hosted on a Russian server and includes email authentication, which makes it more likely that the emails will get delivered. The domain includes 80 subdomains and is involved in an active phishing campaign that delivers ransomware (see the appendix for complete list of subdomains). The domain was registered in April and the phishing campaign began as early as May.

Bug Reported in Latest Version of Microsoft Edge

May 30, 2018

A bug in the latest version of the Microsoft Edge browser (released 4/30/18) has a compatibility issue with CM/ECF. This browser will add extra characters to select or option input fields causing things like bad or erroneous text in docket text and reports. It has also been reported that MS Edge users may be getting invalid data returned from PACER. Please do not use this latest version of the Edge browser until Microsoft resolves this issue.


Daily docket

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