Please note that if you are scheduling an
EVIDENTIARY special set hearing, you must indicate that it is EVIDENTIARY by
typing the word "EVIDENTIARY" after the title of your motion. Also
please note that if you are scheduling an EVIDENTIARY special set hearing, you
must follow the Clerk's office procedures for submission of electronic evidence
at least five days in advance of the hearing.
Inquiries may be directed to the Judicial Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Courthouse is open.
Most court proceedings will continue to take place remotely via Zoom.
Jury Trials will take place at the Dade County Courthouse.
Non-Jury Trials will take place at the Dade County Courthouse unless otherwise designated by the court as a zoom Trial after discussion with the parties.
CASE MANAGMENT HEARINGS can be set on motion calendar for 5 minutes or special set.
EVIDENTIARY HEARINGS will take place at the Dade County Courthouse unless otherwise designated by the court as a zoom hearing after discussion with the parties.
IMPORTANT. Any movant scheduling and noticing a hearing (Motion Calendar and Special Set) before this Court must meet and confer with opposing counsel in order to attempt to resolve any and all issues possible.
IMPORTANT. Unilateral setting of hearings are not permitted.
URGENT! Effective Immediately: New Mandatory Case Management Procedures
In compliance with Florida Supreme Court Administrative Order 20-23A12 and the 11th Judicial Circuit Administrative Order 21-09, lawyers and litigants are required to follow the procedures outlined below:
For cases filed before April 30, 2021, you must submit Case Management Report and Case Management Order via courtMAP under Proposed Orders.
For cases filed on or after April 30, 2021, the Court will issue a Case Management Order with prescribed timelines.
Word versions of the Case Management Report and Case Management Order are located under the Documents tab.
IMPORTANT: IN THE EVENT OF A CONFLICT BETWEEN CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER AND TRIAL ORDER, THE TRIAL ORDER WILL CONTROL.
Important Notices Re: Zoom Meeting ID
Zoom Meeting ID: Seven (7) days prior to the scheduled hearing, you will receive an email from courtMAP with the information that will allow you to appear remotely via Zoom.
Submission of Original Note/Loan Documents: Do not file or deliver original loan documents until Judge Johnson specifically instructs you to do so. If motion is granted or mortgagee prevails at trial, the Final Judgment is to be uploaded via courtMAP and the original note/loan documents are to be delivered to Judge Johnson's attention to Dade County Courthouse, Room 911. Use delivery with tracking.
The Court has recently implemented a system whereby text message reminders can be sent to your phone. Learn how to subscribe to Hearing Text Alerts
Notice Before Hearing:
7 Business Days
Files at Hearing:
Foreclosure motions are set during motion calendars.
To cancel a hearing, the party who placed the matter on calendar must cancel the hearing through courtMAP and a Notice of Cancellation must be e-filed.