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Sunday, July 14, 2024

Judicial Section Details

Christine Bandin

  • Division: County Domestic Violence
  • Section: 56
  • Court Location: Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse
  • Address: 175 N.W. 1st AVE Miami, FL 33128
  • Phone: (305) 349-5701
  • Room: CHC 2322
  • Judicial Assistant: Santana, Ermiz

 

IT IS THE RESPONSIBILTIY OF THE PARTIES TO READ REVISED PROCEDURES AND PROTOCOL FOR ZOOM HEARINGS PRIOR TO CALLING CHAMBERS ON THESE MATTERS.

*You can reach someone in the Domestic Violence unit at: (305) 349-5556.
*Attached is a list of zoom ID numbers for all DV judges.
**DV bonds & Emergency Motions are held at 11:00 daily under zoom ID: 940 6324 6771, regardless of judge. Please contact the clerks directly to get onto this calendar at COCDomesticViolence@miamidade.gov or (305)349-6044. The clerks must bring the files in order for the Judge to be able to hear your case and scheduling must go through their office. 

*Please file all motions or proposed orders with the following e-mail with the case number in the subject line
:

dvmotions@jud11.flcourts.org.

Please submit all document evidence to the following e-mail with the case number in the subject line:

dv56@jud11.flcourts.org 

 
*Miami-Dade Courts, has issued Administrative Order 21-11, terminated Phase 2 COVID-19 Emergency Court Operations effective June 21, 2021, and reopening to the public all court facilities effective June 28, 2021; however, the 11th Judicial Circuit continues to hold most Domestic Violence Court hearings remotely, via video or phone conference, on the Zoom platform, which is free to you. 

You will receive correspondence from the Court if we are proceeding with your hearing with the information you need to connect. To participate by video, you must click on the weblink you received at the time your hearing is scheduled or call the phone number listed in the invitation. You do not need to download anything or set up an account to participate. Video appearance is required for any participant whose testimony is necessary so the judge can administer the oath. Parties should adhere to guidelines for Hearings via Zoom.

You can contact chambers at 305-349-5701 or ersantana@jud11.flcourts.org with your email address and case number to allow the court to send you an email containing a Zoom link and instructions.

*For a complete list of zoom hearing protocol, please look under “documents” and select  “Zoom Hearing Protocol”.

INTERPRETER REQUEST: If your case requires an interpreter in any language other than Spanish you must request this in an email to ersantana@jud11.flcourtts.org at least 3 days prior to your hearing. 

ALL CALLS TO CHAMBERS OTHER THAN EMERGENCY MATTERS WILL BE RESPONDED WITHIN 24 TO 48 HRS.  IT IS STRONGLY SUGGESTED THAT PARTIES DO NOT WAIT FOR THE SAME DAY OF THEIR HEARINGS TO CALL CHAMBERS WITH QUESTIONS. KEEP IN MIND TELEPHONE LINES DURINGTHE MORNING HOURS ARE SOMETIMES DIRECTED TO VOICEMAIL UNTIL AFTER CALENDAR HAS CONCLUDED. 

THEREFORE, IT MIGHT BE TOO LATE.
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