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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Judicial Section Details

Karen Kallman

  • Division: Circuit Unified Children’s Court Magistrates
  • Section: D 005
  • Court Location: MDC Children's Courthouse
  • Address: 155 N.W. 3rd ST Miami, FL 33128
  • Phone: (305) 679-1766
  • Room: MDCC 14334
  • Judicial Assistant: Gottlieb, Brittany

Judicial Assignment History

 
General Magistrate: Circuit Unified Children’s Court Magistrates

 

NOTE: MASKS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES WITHIN THE COURT FACILITIES INCLUDING THE COURTROOM.
General Magistrate Karen Kallman hears cases involving the following matters:  Dependency and Termination of Parental Rights (except those hearings excluded by statute or rule); Marchman Act (Juveniles); Special Immigrant Juvenile Matters; and Children in Need of Services/Families in Need of Services (CINS/FINS) cases.

All hearings before General Magistrate Karen Kallman in the Unified Children’s Court (Juvenile Division) are non-jury hearing.Hearings scheduled before General Magistrate Karen Kallman will be conducted by Zoom. In-person hearings may be permitted on a case by case basis, upon request and with the approval of the General Magistrate. Please check for any updated Administrative Orders regarding changes in the Unified Children’s Court procedures for in-person or Zoom hearings.

ZOOM MEETING INFORMATION:
Meeting ID: 995 4604 2444
Passcode: 14334

DEPENDENCY REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS / ORDERS
All Report and Recommendations and Orders for signature to the General Magistrate must first be circulated among the parties.
A signature line  including “DONE and RECOMMENDED” and the date should be included for the General Magistrate.
Following review of all parties, Report and Recommendations and Orders for signature should be submitted via email to the assistant to the General Magistrate. Once signed by the General Magistrate, the Report and Recommendations and Orders will be submitted to the division Judge for signature.  The signed order may then be e-filed by the Judicial Assistant to the Judge or the Assistant to the General Magistrate.

TRANSCRIPTS/ AUDIO
The transcript of the proceedings or electronic recording of the proceedings may be requested from Absolute Audio (305) 379-4741.

INTERPRETERS
Should the parties require the services of a Spanish or Haitian-Creole interpreter, a request must be submitted NO LATER THAN 2 BUSINESS DAYS by email to the assistant of the General Magistrate. Requests for interpreters for languages other than Spanish or Haitian-Creole must be requested no later than 7 BUSINESS DAYS.

JUVENILE MARCHMAN HEARINGS
Juvenile Marchman cases are set on Mondays. For assistance please contact Judicial Services Coordinator / Juvenile and Adult Marchman Act Case Manager Christine Charles at 305-349-7361 or email ccharles@jud11.flcourts.org

GENERAL MAGISTRATE CONTACT INFORMATION
Division: D005
Office 305-679-1766
Email Address of Assistant to General Magistrate: bgottlieb@jud11.flcourts.org
E-Service Address: 11thd05@jud11.flcourts.org

Courthouse Address:
Miami-Dade County Children’s Courthouse
155 NW 3rd Street, Suite 14-334
Miami, Florida 33128 

 


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