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December 1, 2017
Adoption of Interim Local Rules 1019-1(J)(1), 1073-1(B)(3)(a), 3002-1(B), and 9013-1(D)(3).
October 11, 2017
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September 18, 2017
September 12, 2017
August 28, 2017
This court’s Local Form “Chapter 13 Plan” has been amended pursuant to Administrative Order 17-2 “Proposed Amended Local Form ‘Chapter 13 Plan’ and Opportunity for Comment” and is being implemented under Local Rule 1001-1(C) with an effective date...
July 11, 2017
Order Establishing Procedures For Referrals of Certain Suspected Bankruptcy Crimes
June 26, 2017
Adopting 2017 Holiday Closing Schedule of United States District Court, Southern District of Florida.
June 20, 2017
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit announces the reappointment of Judge Roberta A. Colton, United States Bankruptcy Judge in the Middle District of Florida. Click to view announcement.
May 26, 2017
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit announces the availability of a bankruptcy judgeship in the Southern District of Florida located in West Palm Beach.
May 24, 2017
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida has entered Administrative Order 17-02, establishing a deadline of June 30, 2017, for the public to submit written comments to the Clerk of Court on the proposed amendments to...
April 19, 2017
Bankruptcy filings fell 4.7 percent according to statistics released by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
March 31, 2017
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida is seeking a vendor to supply and install a prefabricated wall at 1515 N. Flagler Drive, 8th Floor, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. The court hass issued a Request for Quote.
March 29, 2017
Effective March 29, 2017, the Mortgage Modification Mediation Procedures have been amended for all pending cases to reflect a change (highlighted in red text below) in the following paragraph contained in Section X. (B) Chapter 12 and Chapter 13...
February 24, 2017
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for a fourteen-year appointment as United States Bankruptcy Judge for the MIddle District of Alabama at Montgomery. Applications must...
January 30, 2017
Effective January 30, 2017, the Mortgage Modification Mediation Procedures have been amended for all pending cases to reflect a change (highlighted in red text below) in the following paragraph contained in Section X. (B) Chapter 12 and Chapter 13...
November 29, 2016
Administrative Order 16-05 “Adoption of Interim Local Rule 2090-1” amends Local Rule 2090-1 to provide that certain pro bono activities can be applied toward this court’s CLE credit requirements to be qualified to practice in this court. ...
November 29, 2016
Administrative Order 16-05 “Adoption of Interim Local Rule 2090-1” amends Local Rule 2090-1 to provide that certain pro bono activities can be applied toward this court’s CLE credit requirements to be qualified to practice in this court....
October 5, 2016
In accordance with this Court's Adminstrative Order 07-09, the United States Bankruptcy Court Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach Divisions will be closed on Thursday, October 6 and Friday, October 7, 2016.
May 26, 2016
Notice of Entry of Administrative Order 2016-04 In Re: Implementation of Debtor Electronic Bankruptcy Noticing (DeBN) Program and Adoption of Related Interim Local Rules. For more information on this new debtor noticing program, visit the court’s...
May 20, 2016
Notice of Entry of Administrative Order 2016-03 In Re: Authorization and Implementation of Court Registry Investment System (“CRIS”) as Sole Mechanism for Deposit and Investment of Registry Funds and Adoption of Interim Local Rule 7067-1.
April 12, 2016
Notice of Entry of U.S. District Court Administrative Order 2016-21 In Re: Designation of Bankruptcy Judge Laurel M. Isicoff as Chief Bankruptcy Judge.
March 17, 2016
On April 1, 2016, automatic adjustments will be made to dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code, one provision in Title 28, and in the bankruptcy forms and instructions. The adjustments will apply to cases commenced on or...
March 11, 2016
Notice of Entry of Administrative Orders 16-01 and 16-02 Administrative Order 16-01 “In re: Electronic Cigarette Policy and Adoption of Interim Local Rule 5072-2(B)” and Administrative Order 16-02 “In re: Adoption of Interim Local Rule 1019-1” were...
February 19, 2016
Judge Laurel M. Isicoff has asked the Federal Judicial Center (FJC) to distribute a survey to members of the Bar to assess her performance. Judge Isicoff’s participation in this program is voluntary and reflects her desire to provide the highest...
January 19, 2016
EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY EXCLUSION FROM MEANS TESTING IN BANKRUPTCY CASES On December 18, 2015, the President signed into law a four-year extension of the National Guard and Reservist Debt Relief Act of 2008, Pub. L. No. 110-438.1. The Act amends...
December 15, 2015
The Southern District of Florida Pro Bono Bankruptcy Summit to be held on Thursday, January 7, 2016.
July 30, 2015
On August 1, 2015, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida [Miami Division] will transition to digital audio recording (DAR) of all court proceedings. The courtroom technology selected is ForTheRecord® (FTR). Installation of...
June 12, 2015
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida is seeking a contractor to provide and install seating in three courtrooms in the C. Clyde Atkins U.S. Courthouse, the court has issued a Request for Quote.
December 16, 2014
Note: The Bankruptcy Court will be CLOSED on Friday, January 2, 2015.
January 29, 2014
Bankruptcy Filings Down 12 Percent in Calendar Year 2013. Learn more
January 2, 2014
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