IMPORTANT COURT INFORMATION:
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ALL ATTORNEYS AND SELF-REPRESENTED LITIGANTS MUST SIGN UP FOR AN ACCOUNT AT FLORIDA COURTS THROUGH THE E-FILING PORTAL AT:
MANDATORY IMPLEMENTATION OF CASE MANAGEMENT ORDERS: (See AO NO. 21-08)
Motion Calendar is by telephone. All parties must be on a Conference Call when calling Chambers at 305-349-7012 at the time of the hearing.
PRETRIAL CONFERENCES ARE HELD IN PERSON IN COURTROOM 6-4.
FWOP HEARING will be held via ZOOM. ZOOM INFORMATION will be sent to the parties two (2) weeks prior the hearing.
MOTIONS TO STAY WRITS OF POSSESSION ARE CONSIDERED EMERGENCY PROCEEDINGS.
**PLEASE SUBMIT ALL EMERGENCY MOTIONS VIA COURTMAP AND CALL CHAMBERS TO CONFIRM RECEIPT. **
**CLAIM OF EXEMPTION CAN BE SET ON THE 5MIN. MOTION CALENDAR, CHECK COURTMAP FOR COURT AVAILABILITY.**
ALL Landlord & Tenant matters can be scheduled during Regular Motion Calendar (Monday & Wednesday at 9:30am)
AS OF APRIL 1, 2023, the presumptive method of appearance for Pre-Trial Conference, Special Sets (MSJ's, etc..), Evidentiary hearings, Bench Trials will be held Live/in-person.
All motions must be e-Filed through E-Portal and reflecting on the docket before requesting /setting a hearing date.
RESPONSES Parties wishing to submit a response, must be sure to file said response with the Clerk of courts and submit via courtMAP under Motion Calendar tab prior to the hearing date.
Motions must be set via CourtMAP.
Motion Calendar hearings are limited to ONE Motion per day per case and is for 5 minutes only. Motion Calendars are held on MONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS at 9:30am (Availability can be found on COURTMAP)
COORDINATION IS MANDATORY. Parties must coordinate with one another. You must give 7 business days' notice. A copy of the Notice of hearing must be submitted through E-file. The Notice of Hearing must indicate the name of the person the hearing was coordinated with and the date the motion was filed.
A party may set a 5-minute motion or status conference unilaterally ONLY if reasonable attempts to reach the opposing party have been unsuccessful and the opposing party has been given reasonable opportunity to respond. After receiving a date and time for a unilaterally set hearing, the notice must include the language that undersigned set this matter unilaterally after good faith efforts to reach the opposing party were unsuccessful.
Motion Calendar is conducted by phone. All parties must be on the phone (at the same time) when calling Chambers at 305-349-7012 at the time of the hearing.
E-FILING: E-Filing is not the same as CourtMAP. Matters that are only e-filed WILL NOT automatically upload to the Judge's Motion Calendar. E-Filing is for documents to be filed with the clerk's office electronically.
If you would like to set more than one motion per case per hearing date, you must DO so on the Special Set Calendar. Motions that are not five minutes are subject to cancellation.
Motions for Summary Judgment or Final Judgment, Motions in Limine, Motions for Sanctions, Motion for Attorney Fee Hearings, Evidentiary Hearings and Any Motion that will take more than five (5) minutes Must be set on our special set calendar.
Motions for Reconsideration/Motions for Re-Hearing: Must be e-filed then faxed to Chambers before setting on the calendar. If the Motion is more than 10 pages (including exhibits) please deliver a courtesy copy to Chambers. Please do not schedule on Motion Calendar as they will not be heard.
Please be aware that certain items are prohibited on courthouse premises. If any listed prohibited item is detected to be in your possession when entering a court facility, you will be asked to exit the facility to secure the item elsewhere or dispose of it, before being allowed entry into the facility.