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The Bankruptcy Committee of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association is comprised of bankruptcy and reorganization practitioners as well as attorneys whose practice areas overlap with the bankruptcy arena. We meet several times per year to discuss recent and ongoing developments in the area of bankruptcy law.

 

Bankruptcy Committee Co-Chairs

 

John Page, Esq.
561-443-0800 

 

Aaron Wernick, Esq.
561-395-0500 

 

Board Liaison:

 

 

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BANKRUPTCY COMMITTEE ANNOUNCEMENT
•    Filing fees will be increasing on June 1, 2014 for all bankruptcy cases and related proceedings. The link to the list of new fees is here: http://www.flsb.uscourts.gov/web_folder/NEWS/archive/14-04-22_Notice_of_Fee_Increases_Effective_06-01-2014.pdf


ATTENTION ATTORNEYS WHO REPRESENT CREDITORS OF INDIVIDUALS OR COMPANIES THAT HAVE FILED FOR BANKRUPTCY:  You can file a Proof of Claim on behalf of your client electronically. You will need the case number, amount of claim, classification of claim (e.g., whether it is secured) as well as supporting documentation. 


Proof of Claim FAQ’s can be found here: 
http://www.flsb.uscourts.gov/?page_id=1950

Proof of Claim instructions can be found here:
https://ecf.flsb.uscourts.gov/help/410-instructions.pdf

The Proof of Claim Form can be found here:
https://ecf.flsb.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/autoFilingClaims.pl


FOR ATTORNEYS LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON INDIVIDUALS OR COMPANIES WHO HAVE FILED BANKRUPTCY: By registering for PACER, you can find information as to the filing entity in the Petition and accompanying Schedules. The link for PACER as to the bankruptcy cases filed in the Southern District of Florida can be found here: https://ecf.flsb.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/login.pl

 

USEFUL LINKS 

Courts
Bankruptcy Court - Southern District of Florida - Homepage


CLE
American Bankruptcy Institute - Continuing Education e-learning

Research
American Bankruptcy Institute - Articles and Cases Search

Statutes
U.S. Code
Bankruptcy Code

Palm Beach County and Florida Records
Florida UCC Search
Palm Beach County - Auctions
Palm Beach County Property Appraiser             
Palm Beach County Official Records Search

Florida Bar and Florida Bar Sections Links
Florida Bar Association 
Business Law Section of the Florida Bar
Bankruptcy Bar Association - Southern District of Florida

Bankruptcy Blogs

Weil Bankruptcy Blog
ABI Bankruptcy Blog
Wall Street Journal - Bankruptcy Beat
Bankruptcy Litigation Blog

General
U.S. Trustee - Region 21 - Info and Forms
Mortgage Calculator

 

 

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