MOTIONS TO COMPEL DEPOSITIONS:
Judge Abreu will not authorize motions for hearing to "to compel dates." If the opposing party does not provide reasonable dates within three business days on the written request, you may unilaterally set the deposition. The Order will then be on the opposing party to move for Protective Order and explain why no dates were provided.
For UNILATERAL SET DEPOSITIONS; The party so setting must provide in the Notice the following:
1. Unilaterally set by:
2. After 1st attempt to coordinate on (date) (time) with (name of person)
3. After 2nd attempt to coordinate on (date) (time) with (name of person)
REQUESTS FOR SUBSTITUTION OF COUNSEL:
The Court will not grant a substitution of counsel unless client's consent is obtained, and new counsel certifies, " I have reviewed the Court docket in this file and have spoken with all counsel of record. I am aware of all pending hearings, depositions and other deadlines that are set in this case."
REQUEST FOR TELEPHONIC APPEARANCE FOR HEARINGS:
Telephonic request must but sent to the Judge for approval in the form of a motion via eCourtesy. Please do not assume that your motion is granted unless you receive a signed order by the Judge. Once approved, please set telephonic hearing through
Notice Before Hearing:
5 Business Days
Files at Hearing:
Clerk Pull Files
MINUTE MOTION CALENDAR:
dnesday at 9:00AM (cap 20) Conference Room, Thursday from 9:00 (cap 10) Courtroom 2-2, Friday (cap 20) Courtroom 2-2
MATTERS NOT HEARD ON 5 MINUTE MOTION CALENDAR:
in Limine and Evidentiary hearings
Summary Judgment Motions
Trial Continuance Motions
FOLLOWING INFORMATION MUST BE INCLUDED IN YOUR NOTICE OF HEARING OR YOUR
MATTER WILL NOT BE HEARD:
Date the Motion was filed;
of the Person the hearing was coordinated with*
(COORDINATION IS MANDATORY)
The name of the Discovery Motion and what is sought
MINUTE MOTION CALENDAR PROCEDURE:
Motion MUST be filed with the clerk
Submit Notice of Hearing on ECOURTESY under Motion Calendar Tab
File Courtesy copy, including supporting documents and exhibits via ECOURTESY
under Motion Calendar Tab AT LEAST (5) DAYS PRIOR to the
HEARING or your matter will NOT be heard
4) The Court, after review of any motions filed by either party, may summarily grant or deny relief without hearing. In such a case, the Court will provide Notice of Cancellation of the hearing to both parties.
If your motion is over 25 pages, (including exhibits), please deliver a
courtesy copy to Chambers.
Responses: Parties wishing to
submit a response, must be sure to file said response with the Clerk and submit
via ECOURTESY under Motion Calendar tab prior to the hearing date.
May be scheduled unilaterally by either party so long as the opposing party is
given 7 days' notice.
for Reconsideration/Rehearing: Submit to the judicial assistant by email: HVieraemail@example.com
then await further instructions from Chambers.
Telephonic request must but sent to the Judge for approval in the form of a motion via eCourtesy. Please do not assume that your motion is granted unless you receive a signed order by the Judge. Once approved, please set telephonic hearing through COURT CALL at (877) 808-5072. Court Call MUST be set 48 hours in advance prior to the hearing date. No calls to chambers to appear by phone will be accepted.
Cancellations: The party requesting the
original hearing must file the Notice of Cancellation. File the Notice
with the Clerk via ECOURTESY and fax a copy to Chambers to: 305-520-4050 prior to the scheduled hearing.
for Motion Calendar:
If you wish to verify your case made the Motion Calendar, please visit the
clerk of Courts website at: https://www2.miami-dadeclerk.com/ocs/Search.aspx
DO NOT call the judicial assistant to Confirm*
Efiling is not the same as Ecourtesy. Matter that are only efiled WILL
NOT automatically upload to the Judges' Motion Calendar. efiling is for
documents to be filed with the Clerk's Office electronically while Ecourtesy is
use dto submit courtesy copies to Judge/Chambers electronically.