Local Rules Lawyers' Advisory Committee Solicits Proposals for New or Revised Local Rules
The Local Rules Lawyers Advisory Committee invites interested parties, including members of the Bar and court employees, to submit their suggestions, comments, and proposals for proposed new Local Rules or revisions to our current Local Rules. Suggestions should be submitted no later than September 15, 2015.
You may click the link below to submit recommendations to the committee. http://pacer.flmb.uscourts.gov/localrules/comments-with-form.asp
Official Bankruptcy Filing Statistics Released 12-month period ending June 30, 2015
Nationally, bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending June 30, 2015 fell 12% when compared to the same time period last year. Filings for Florida Middle fell 13.8% during this time period. Currently, Florida Middle is the fourth busiest bankruptcy court in terms of total filings and ranks second in the total number of business filings. 18.5% of our cases are filed without an attorney.