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As of September 30, 2014, Terry E. Smith will be retiring as Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee. We are pleased to announce that Kelly Remick has been selected as the new Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division. This change will take effect on October 1, 2014.

Our office will need an updated Automatic Debit Authorization Form authorizing Kelly Remick, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee to continue debiting your bank account for your Chapter 13 plan payments, for all debits that occur after November 1, 2014. Please fill out the updated Automatic Debit Authorization Form, attach a new voided check to the form, and return it to our office as soon as possible for processing.
Click on this link for Auto Debit Forms:  Auto Debit Forms - 943Kb

If we do not receive an updated Automatic Debit Authorization Form timely, your automatic debit in November (2014) and all subsequent months will be suspended pending receipt of this form. For any payment that is not debited from your bank account due to the lack of timely receipt of the updated authorization form, you will be responsible for making such payments in the form of a money order or cashier's check made payable to Kelly Remick, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee.

Note: ePay Users do not need to submit a new form.

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Please contact Trustee Waage's office at 941-747-4644 or visit his website at : Chapter 12 Trustee


 Presumptive Reasonable Fees for the Middle District of Florida (Tampa/Ft.Myers) for cases filed

on or after April 1, 2013

Plans for 36 months or less:$3,750.00

Plans for 60 months:$4,100.00

Plans between 36 and 60 months : The pro rata portion of $350 ($4100-$3750) based on the months in excess divided by 24, plus $3,750.

A la carte items (no hearing) :$300

A la carte items (hearing) :$400

Additional fee if non-Florida exemptions apply:$300

Maximum plan allocation (for trust fund purposes):$550

Items of Interest:

Excel Chapter 13 Plan Summary-Revised July 2010


Send Payments To:

P.O. Box 830 Memphis, Tn 38101-0830


Send Correspondence To:

P.O. Box 6099, Sun City Center, Fl 33571


Debtor Attorney's E-Mailing Tax Returns, Pay Advices, and Other Requested Documents Must Be Sent In an Adobe "PDF" Format To:

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Note: The total size for one email with PDF's included should not exceed 19 Mb's. If you send an email and it is rejected resend your email with fewer attachments. The Trustee will accept emails only from Attorneys in this account. If you need further help sending email please call the System Administrator at 813-658-1165 at extension 120.



What We Do:

The Office of Kelly Remick, Standing Chapter 13 Trustee for the Middle District of Florida, administers chapter 13 bankruptcy cases in the Tampa Division. Matters are heard before Judge Delano (including previous Judge Williamson cases) and Judge K. Rodney May.  We administer bankruptcy cases under the supervision of the United States Trustee and act as a clearinghouse, to receive and disburse funds exactly as prescribed by orders of the court.

Note: If you are on this website looking for information on Ft. Myers cases heard before Judge DeLano or Judge McEwen please click on the link below for Trustee Jon M. Waage: Trustee Jon M. Waage's Website

What We Cannot Do:

The Trustee and his staff are prohibited from giving legal advice.


Phone Extensions of Staff:

Do you want a list of extensions for the staff of the Trusteeship? Click on this link to download this PDF document: Trustee Telephone Extensions - 9Kb


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