Bankruptcy Court Miami and Coronavirus Updates

The following information was received from the bankruptcy court in Miami for the Southern District of Florida. I’ll continue posting more information as it becomes available.

If you are a client, please remain in contact with my office. If you are being represented by another attorney, please confirm with your bankruptcy attorney the status of any hearings.

Public Notice Regarding Status of Bankruptcy Court Operations During COVID-19 Outbreak

EFFECTIVE Monday, March 16, 2020, in order to limit transmission of COVID-19, the United States Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Florida [Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach divisions] will begin operating with minimal staff. 

Additionally, until further notice or unless directed otherwise, the Court will ONLY hold telephonic hearings in all pending cases.

All trials and evidentiary hearings will be rescheduled, except for evidentiary hearings typically held shortly after the filing of chapter 11 cases. 

All previously noticed non-evidentiary hearings will take place as scheduled, but all parties MUST appear by telephone. 

The Court uses the following telephonic service providers:

Name of Judge Telephonic Service Provider Contact Number
Hon. Laurel M. Isicoff CourtCall (888) 882-6878
Hon. Robert A. Mark CourtCall (888) 882-6878
Hon. A. Jay Cristol CourtCall (888) 882-6878
Hon. Scott M. Grossman Court Solutions (917) 746-7476
Hon. Paul G. Hyman, Jr. CourtCall (888) 882-6878
Hon. Erik P. Kimball CourtCall (888) 882-6878
Hon. Mindy A. Mora Court Solutions (917) 746-7476

Individuals not represented by counsel will be permitted to use these telephonic services FREE of charge.  All attorneys shall advise their clients NOT to appear at the courthouse.

Thank you for your anticipated cooperation during this time.

Joe Falzone, Clerk of Court

Attorney Alex Hernandez

Representing clients in the areas of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Family Law/Divorce, and car and motorcycle accidents for 20 years. (904) 712-5565 or (305)-688-LAWS (5297). *Se Habla Español

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