CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY PROCEDURES FOR THE COUNTY COURT CIVIL DIVISION:
IMPORTANT COURT INFORMATION:
IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY HEARING SCHEDULED BY THE COURT, YOU MAY ENTER THE BUILDING. YOU MUST SHOW A NOTICE OF HEARING FROM THE COURT WITH THE COURTROOM AND TIME OF THE HEARING.
For updated Media Advisories and further information, please monitor the Court’s website, www.jud11.flcourts.org.
COUNTY CIVIL CASES
MOTIONS TO STAY WRITS OF POSSESSION AND CLAIMS OF EXEMPTIONS ON GARNISHMENT PROCEEDINGS ARE CONSIDERED EMERGENCY PROCEEDINGS.
***ESSENTIAL MATTERS: YOU MAY SCHEDULE AN ESSENTIAL MATTER TO BE HEARD*** TELEPHONICALLY BY THE COURT
ONLY NON-EVIDENTIARY MATTERS ARE BEING HEARD AT THIS TIME
PLEASE SUBMIT ALL ARGUMENTS AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS IN THE FILED MOTION
ALL NON-EMERGENCY SCHEDULED HEARINGS WILL BE CANCELLED AND RESET TO A FUTURE DATE. ***THIS INCLUDES ALL PRE-TRIAL CASES***
Emergency Motions MUST BE filed with the Clerk’s Office.
This Section is now using courtMAP and document submissions are no longer available via eCourtesy. The courtMAP webpage is located at:
Fax: (305) 349-7283 Zoom Information: ID# 8900663196 Phone#786-635-1003.
**PLEASE SUBMIT ALL EMERGENCY MOTIONS VIA COURTMAP AND CALL CHAMBERS TO CONFIRM RECEIPT. **
**IF YOU HAVE FILED A CLAIM OF EXEMPTION CALL CHAMBERS TO CONFIRM RECEIPT.**
PLEASE NOTE THAT WHEN SUBMITTING REQUESTS THROUGH COURTMAP, YOUR NOTICE OF APPEARANCE MUST BE CURRENT WITH THE CLERK OF COURT'S OFFICE IN ORDER TO VIEW THE CASE AND TO RECEIVE COURTMAP COMMUNICATION.
***MOTIONS FOR CLAIM OF EXEMPTION IS HEARD ON WEDNESDAYS, 10:00AM-11:00AM***
***MOTION CALENDAR IS HEARD ON MONDAYS, TUESDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS 9:00AM- 11:30AM***(Heard Via Zoom)
***SPECIAL SETS MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENTS ARE HEARD ON WEDNESDAYS AND THURSDAYS (ARE IN PERSON INSURANCE CASES ONLY)1:30P.M.-4:30P.M.***
***SMALL CLAIMS PRE-TRIAL WAIVERS ARE TO BE SUBMITTED AS PROPOSED ORDERS VIA CourtMAP*** Pre-Trials are all in person.
***TELEPHONIC APPEARANCE*** PLEASE SUBMIT A NOTICE OF TELEPHONIC APPEARANCE THOUGH THE EFILING PORTAL OR THROUGH THE CLERK OF COURT AT LEAST 5 DAYS PRIOR TO THE HEARING. * BE SURE TO INCLUDE THE TELEPHONE NUMBER WHERE YOU CAN BE REACHED. Some hearings in front of Judge Luis Perez-Medina will held via Zoom Information for Zoom Link will be sent VIA Email for the efiling portal. If email is not with the efiling portal please contact Judges Chambers.
for information on how to access Judge Luis Perez-Medina Information
Please be aware that due to growing concerns about the safety of our community and the spread of the Coronavirus and COVID-19 disease, the Miami-Dade Children's Courthouse is closed to the public, except on mission critical matters.
However, our divisions remain open. The Judge and his/her staff are working and available. We are able to address most matters remotely via phone conferences and/or COURTMAP and ZOOM.
ALL ATTORNEYS AND SELF REPRESENTED LITIGANTS
MUST SIGN UP FOR AN ACCOUNT AT
FLORIDA COURTS E-FILING PORTAL at
SCHEDULING A MATTER FOR HEARING
5 Minute Motion Calendar and Special Sets (All Other Matters for
set a motion calendar hearing, select the date from Court’s calendar, found on
CourtMap. Motions to Dismiss,Sanctions or Motions for Summary Judgment will not be heard on the 5-minute motion calendar.
the parties cannot coordinate on the date and time of a hearing,
then then both parties must be on the phone when calling the Judge’s
motion must take only 5 minutes of hearing time. All motions must be
uploaded to the eFiling System no later than (5) business days before the
scheduled hearing. Only proposed orders and agreed orders are to be uploaded to CourtMap.
party may request to set a matter unilaterally only by contacting the Judges Chambers then if reasonable attempts to
reach the opposing party have been unsuccessful and the opposing party has been
given reasonable opportunity to respond. After receiving a date and time for a
unilaterally set hearing, the notice must include the language that undersigned
set this matter unilaterally after good faith efforts to reach the opposing
party were unsuccessful.
the opposing party is not represented and counsel lacks contact information for
the unrepresented party, you may call the Judicial Assistant without having the
opposing party on the line. If counsel has a phone number or email for
the opposing party, counsel must follow the procedure outlined above for
unilaterally setting hearing after a reasonable attempt to communicate
regarding the hearing.
NOTICE OF CANCELLATIONS
shall be faxed to chambers at (305) 349-7293 at least 1 day prior to
the scheduled hearing. Counsel shall also call the JA at (305) 349-7148 to
confirm the cancellation.
must call the chambers regarding all motions to continue trial or strike trial
dates even if agreed. The judge will review the motion and the JA will notify
counsel of the Court’s determination.
All motions and hearings will be handled by telephone: via Zoom
(or a party, where unrepresented) may call the chambers on the day of hearing or may provide a
number where they may be reached. YOU
MUST REMAIN AVAILABLE AT THAT NUMBER FROM THE TIME THE HEARING IS NOTICED UNTIL
THE TIME THE HEARING IS CALLED. Zoom ID#8900663196 Phone#786-635-1003.
check on the status of case, please log on to: http://www2.miami-dadeclerk.com/civil/Search.aspx
Please be aware that certain items are prohibited on courthouse premises. If any listed prohibited item is detected to be in your possession when entering a court facility, you will be asked to exit the facility to secure the item elsewhere or dispose of it, before being allowed entry into the facility.