TAMPA BANKRUPTCY COURT ADDRESS AND JURISDICTION
The Bankruptcy Court in Tampa Florida serves the Middle District of Florida. The Bankruptcy Court is referred to as the Bankruptcy Court of the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division. There are three other Divisions in the Middle District of Florida, including Orlando, Jacksonville, and Fort Myers.
The Tampa Division includes the Counties of Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Hernando, Manatee, and Sarasota. The population encompassed by the Tampa Division is among the largest of any Division of any Bankruptcy Court in the United States.
The Tampa Division is located at 801 N. Florida Avenue, Suite 555, Tampa, Florida 33602. The Bankruptcy Court is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 to 4:00 PM, excluding Holidays. The Bankruptcy Court generally recognizes all Federal Holidays.
The 341 Hearing or Creditor Meetings for the Tampa Bankruptcy Court are located at 501 E Polk Street, Tampa, Florida 33602. The name of the building housing the Creditor Meetings is the Timberlake Annex. It is located directly behind the Bankruptcy Court.
TAMPA BANKRUPTCY COURT DIRECTIONS
If you are traveling West of the Bankruptcy Court, please travel on I-275 to I-4. From I-4 take Exit 44 toward Downtown East. Merge unto N Tampa Street. Turn left unto E Polk Street. Turn left onto N Florida Avenue. The Bankruptcy Court is on the right.
Traveling on I-4 East of the of the Bankruptcy Court, take 275 South, and then take Exit 45A toward Downtown East. Continue onto N Jefferson Street. Left on N Orange Avenue and continue onto Pierce Street, and right onto E Twiggs Street, right onto N Florida Avenue. The Bankruptcy Court is on the right.
North of the Courthouse, take I-275 South and take Exit 45A toward Downtown East. Merge onto N Jefferson Street then left onto N Orange Avenue. Continue to Pierce Street then right onto E Twiggs Street. Right onto N. Florida Avenue. Bankruptcy Court is on Right.
PARKING FOR BANKRUPTCY COURT TAMPA
The Bankruptcy Court in Tampa does not have public parking. One must either use the metered parking or the various City of Tampa lots, or privately run parking lots.
TAMPA BANKRUPTCY COURT PUBLIC RECORDS
The Public Records information for the Bankruptcy Court in Tampa can either be acquired by going in person to the Bankruptcy Court or by using a service called PACER. All Bankruptcy records are public information.
PACER fees range from 10 cents to up to $4.00 depending on various types of use.
BANKRUPTCY COURT JUDGES
The Judges serving the Bankruptcy Court currently are Judges Briskman, Williamson, McEwen, Jennemann, Jackson, Funk, Delano, and Colton.
TAMPA BANKRUPTCY COURT WEBSITE
The website for the Bankruptcy Court in Tampa, Florida is www.flmb.uscourts.gov/locations/tampa The website includes information on Courtroom Services, Filing Fee, Holidays, Frequently Asked Questions, a Newsletter, and Holidays.