News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Mon, 2021-11-22

Addition of Local Bankruptcy Rule 1016-1 Suggestion of Death:

The Court currently does not have a requirement that an attorney file a Suggestion of Death when a debtor dies. LBR 1016-1 Suggestion of Death is proposed to provide the...

Mon, 2021-11-22

US Trustee Program Public Notice:

The United States Trustee Program has issued a public notice regarding updated Monthly Operating Reports (MOR) and Post-confirmation Reports (PCR)....

Tue, 2021-11-02

Reappointment of Bankruptcy Judge Erik P. Kimball
United States Bankruptcy Judge, Southern District of Florida

The current 14-year term of The Honorable Erik P. Kimball, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District...

Tue, 2021-11-02

Reappointment of Chief Bankruptcy Judge Caryl E. Delano
United States Bankruptcy Judge, Middle District of Florida

The current 14-year term of The Honorable Caryl E. Delano, Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle...

Thu, 2021-10-07

Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure (FRBP) Changes for December 1, 2021

On December 1, 2021, changes to four FRBP rules will take effect. We are providing you with a summary of the rule changes as well as the rule changes as they...

Tue, 2021-08-03

AMENDED Order on Entry Protocols as of August 3, 2021

Effective Monday, August 9, 2021, the Court will require persons entering U.S. Bankruptcy Court facilities in the Middle District of Georgia, regardless of vaccination status, to...

Tue, 2021-07-13

The “Guide to the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019” written by Judge Paul W. Bonapfel of the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia has been updated. This revision merges the material in the “pocket parts” into the...

Wed, 2021-06-30

Bankruptcy Judgeship Position Announcement - Jacksonville, FL

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has announced the availability of a United States Bankruptcy Judgeship in the Middle District of Florida with duty station in...

Thu, 2021-06-10

Amended Reopening Protocols for In-Person Hearings as of June 10, 2021

The Court has issued amended reopening protocols for in-person hearings in accordance with Administrative Order #138....

Wed, 2021-05-26

NextGen Public Training

As the Court has previously announced, we are preparing to implement new case filing software called NextGen.  For attorneys, the filing process won’t change, but the login process will.  NextGen comes with a...

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