United States Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Florida James Lawrence King Federal Justice Building 299 E. Broward Boulevard, Suite 300 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. Click here for directions.
To enter the courthouse, please make sure to have your photo ID with you. There will be a security check before entry. If you’re a lawyer, including pro hac vice attorneys, you can bring in electronic communication devices by presenting your photo ID and current bar registration card from any federal or state court. However, the public is not allowed to bring cell phones, cameras, recording devices, or other electronic devices like MP3 players. In special circumstances, the Court may allow you to bring an electronic device with a written order signed by the judge and verified by the United States Marshal’s Service.
The Fort Lauderdale bankruptcy court has jurisdiction over bankruptcy cases filed in Broward county, Florida.
The Fort Lauderdale bankruptcy court handles various bankruptcy matters, including Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. If you are planning to file for bankruptcy in the Southern District of Florida and your case falls within the jurisdiction of the Fort Lauderdale bankruptcy court, you will need to file your petition and other required documents with the court.
It is important to note that the bankruptcy process can be complex, and it is highly recommended that you work with an experienced Fort Lauderdale bankruptcy attorney to guide you through the process and ensure that your case is handled properly. The attorney can also represent you at hearings and other legal proceedings related to your bankruptcy case.
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