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The court will not print documents larger than 20 pages. Please provide printed copies to chambers.
DO NOT MAIL PROPOSED ORDERS. SUBMIT THEM THRU ECOURTESY.
To check if your case made the Court's calendar, please visit the clerk of courts' website at:
Fax number to chambers is (305) 349-7245
Notice Before Hearing:
7 Business Days
Files at Hearing:
Starting April 2, 2018, Motion Calendar for Division 11 will be on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. ONLY.
The following dates are CLOSED:
May 29, 2018
July 3, 2018
October 9, 2018
November 6, 2018
5 Minute Motion Calendar –
the Court does not require a 5 minute motion hearing prior to granting a
special set hearing. Court strictly adheres to 5 minutes. If
several motions will take less than 5 minutes, Court will hear them so long as
noticed. If the order is to be submitted at a later time, provide a letter
explaining what occurred at the hearing.
20 or More Pages – The
Court will not print documents larger than 20 pages. Submit hard copy to
chambers 7 days prior to the hearing.
Agreed Orders – must state,
in the body of the order, that opposing counsel was consulted and agrees.
“Agreed” in title only is insufficient.
Cancellations - please fax a NOTICE OF CANCELLATION to 305-349-7245 at Least 24 Hours in advance.
eCourtesy: NEVER submit
duplicate motions/orders whether via eCourtesy or by other means (motion calendar,
fax, etc…). If you do, you must let the Court know and take steps to
delete the request from eCourtesy. Feel free to contact chambers to
inquire as to the status of your submission. The Court does not accept the
following orders via eCourtesy: Final and Default Judgments, Final
Judgments in Garnishment, Motions Setting Foreclosure Sale, Writs of
Possession, Motions to Continue Trial (even if agreed), Motions to Withdraw as
Counsel, Motions and Orders to Show Cause.
Ex Parte Discovery Motions – Moving party must
comply with Administrative Order 06-09 (order available herein).
FWOP – Parties are required to appear regardless of
filings. Only final resolutions (dismissals, settlements) will be excused
Garnishment – Please attach a copy of the final judgment,
amount owing and a brief procedural history of the case, including dates.
Motions – e-file the motion, then submit same via e-courtesy for the Court’s review. If more than 20 pages, deliver hard copy to chambers 7 days prior.
Motions to Withdraw –
Please use Court’s order provided herein. State generally the grounds for the
withdrawal. Court sets a hearing 30 days after withdrawal re: Notice of
Appearance of New Counsel. If
Client proceeds pro se or has not hired new counsel, they must appear. If a Notice of Appearance was e-filed and provided via eCourtesy,
neither must appear.
Reading Material for Judge – the Court will NOT read materials sent the night before a hearing but
the hearing will proceed. Deliver materials 7 days prior to hearing.
Telephonic Appearances – Motion
must state (1) type of hearing and (2) reason. Submit the motion via
e-courtesy at least 7 business days prior, then contact Court Call at
888-882-6878 for arrangements. Unless out of county or for good cause,
the Court expects parties to appear regularly.