Due to the Covid-19/Coronavirus Pandemic, General Magistrate Pedraza will be conducting her hearings via Zoom or the telephone. If you would like a hearing in your case on the issues that have been referred to General Magistrate Pedraza, please contact her assistant Erica at 305-349-5686.
If you are going to be presenting exhibits at the Zoom or telephone hearing, you must provide a copy of the proposed exhibits to the General Magistrate's office by e-mail (email@example.com) no later than 24 business hours prior to the hearing. The exhibits should be marked 1,2,3 etc. for the Petitioner and A,B,C etc. for the Respondent. You must also provide a copy to the opposing side or their counsel, if they are represented. If you fail to provide a copy of the exhibits to the Magistrate and to the opposing side prior to the hearing, they may not be admitted into evidence at the hearing. If the total number of exhibits is more than twenty (20) pages, in addition to sending the documents via email (preferred method is Dropbox), prepare an index of exhibits and be prepared to utilize the "Shared Screen" function in ZOOM to present the exhibits.
If you are going to use an interpreter, you must make arrangements with the interpreter so that he/she can also appear by phone or Zoom. Please coordinate with the opposing side to use ONE interpreter during the hearing.