NO MINORS ALLOWED IN THE COURTROOM
All Hearings are to be scheduled with the office!
Please call after 1:30 to set matters before the court.
If your case is part of the Pilot Project, all request and motions must be submitted to GM Gina Mendez-Locke.
DO NOT EMAIL JA or JUDGE, unless instructed!
Any and All request must be submitted in writing.
Please submit AGREED orders via e-Courtesy.
MINOR CHILDREN-Please make arrangements Not to bring children. Under no circumstances are minor children to be brought into the courtroom. Minor children will not be allowed into the courtroom, and your case will not be heard.
ALL HEARINGS ARE TO BE SET WITH OUR OFFICE-Please call to set hearings with opposing counsel between the hours of 1:00pm to 5:00pm.
Notice Before Hearing:
Files at Hearing:
Motion to Withdraw-DO NOT require a hearing. Please submit copy of motion with consent, and a proposed order to chambers or through e-Courtesy. Please allow time for order to be signed.
Motion for Continue-Must be done in writing and Must include the Client's and/or Opposing Attorneys consent. The Court will NOT consider or set for hearing any motions for continues which do not include consent. Only exception would be due to medical or illness reasons.
Request for Mediation or Referrals-Must be submitted to Chambers. Please allow 5-7 working days to receive orders.
5 Minute Motion calendar is heard on Tuesdays and Thursday at 9:30 (alternative dates and times may be given). All the hearings must be set with Chambers, and are subject to change. All motions must be filed prior to setting. When calling to set case on calendar please call after 1:30pm, and have opposing counsel on the line.
Before filing a Notice of Hearing, you must contact the Judge's Chambers to place your case on the Motion Calendar.
If there is opposing counsel and/or Guardian Ad Litem, hearing must be coordinated with them.
You must call chambers with all parties involved to add, amend or cancel any hearing. No hearing will be held unless previously coordinated with Chambers.
There will be no add-ons or walk-ins on the day of Motion Calendar. All Motions must be filed and appear in Odyssey prior to setting. Please allow at least 5 to 7 working days for judge and chamber to respond to motion.
Please be advised that we DO NOT use e-mail communication, therefore please do not send anything via e-mail, unless instructed by Chambers, for they will not be read.
PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL JUDICIAL ASSISTANT or JUDGE.