email is firstname.lastname@example.org
(Copy to all parties required) - DO NOT SEND HEARING
MATERIALS OR PROPOSED ORDERS unless you have been given instruction by the
NEW (1) Do NOT submit proposed orders through courtMAP
unless: 1) instructed by the Court pursuant to a hearing or 2) is listed here
as not requiring a hearing. DO NOT SEND PROPOSED ORDERS to JA unless you have been given instruction by the court.
(2) Before submitting an order to the court for approval,
preview the order and make sure that the judge’s signature is not alone on a
page. You can reduce the font or number of lines to accomplish this. This
avoids the need for the judge to reformat every order. If the order is “Agreed”
or “Unopposed” submit it under “Agreed Orders,” not “Proposed Orders,” you will
receive a quicker response. Thank you.
We are scheduling special sets and motions for motion calendars as usual. Please submit requests via email to email@example.com. Provide the following: 1. Case Number, Style of Case, Motion for which hearing is requested – FULL title (Courtesy Copy of the Motion MUST be attached). 2. Must confirm if hearing is an Evidentiary hearing and MUST confirm is testimony is required. 3. ALL PARTIES NEED TO BE COPIED. 4. MUST certify that parties have conferred and agree on the request.
Once the email request has been received, the JA will provide dates available for hearing.
Once a date/time has been confirmed by all parties an email will be sent
by JA confirming the time slot has been created for the special set hearing on
courtMap. Please request the time slot on courtMap for the Courts approval in a
timely fashion. DO NOT LOOK FOR OPENED TIME SLOTS ON COURTMAP. DATE/TIME HAS
TO BE APPROVED BY THE COURT. YOUR REQUEST WILL BE REJECTED IF NOT APPROVED. Special
set hearings are not scheduled until they are approved by the Court.
***NEW*** Cancellations - If both sides agree to cancel or reschedule the hearing, both sides must email NOTICE OF CANCELLATION with a reason to firstname.lastname@example.org at least 72 Hours in advance.
**Emergency Motions must be uploaded via courtMAP once filed and must contain a statement indicating that opposing counsel has been notified in an attempt to resolve the matter in an amicable manner.
are held on ZOOM. Jury trials are being held in person. Non-jury trials
(other than foreclosures) will be decided on a case by case basis. Therefore, calendar calls for JURY; NON-JURY;
NON-FORECLOSURE CASES will go forward via Zoom. PLEASE NOTIFY THE JA PRIOR TO THE CALENDAR CALL, IF THERE IS A DISPUTE
REGARDING WHETHER A TRIAL IS JURY OR NON-JURY.
Calendars are being conducted via Zoom. Parties are required to appear regardless of filings. Only final resolutions (dismissals, settlements) will be excused from calendar. Please email final resolutions to email@example.com at least 24 Hours in advance.
Parties will receive an email from courtMAP with the Zoom link one (1) week prior to the date of the hearing. If zoom link is not received, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request link at least 24 Hours in advance.
If you do not have an email, please contact Judge del Rios' Chambers at 305-349-7078 to obtain the Zoom meeting ID or the dial in number to attend the hearing.
Cancellations - Please email NOTICE OF CANCELLATION to email@example.com at least 24 Hours in advance. E-Filing will NOT cancel your hearing, you must send Notice to JA for the case to be removed from Calendar and provide reason for cancellation.
Video appearance is required for any and all participant.
*** A Courtesy Copy of all hearing documents and supporting caselaw shall be delivered to Judge del Rio's chambers by mail or hand-delivery to chambers for ALL special sets at least seven (7) days before the hearing to Room 800. All hearing related materials must be timely uploaded via courtMAP.***
Notice Before Hearing:
7 Business Days
Files at Hearing:
MOTION CALENDARS ARE HELD ON TUESDAYS
& THURSDAYS AT 9:30 A.M.
Motion Calendar Procedures
In order for your matter to be added to Judge del Rio's Motion Calendar, the moving party MUST:
(1) Attempt to coordinate hearing with opposing counsel. If, despite good faith effort, the moving party is unable to obtain reasonable cooperation in scheduling the matter, the hearing may be set unilaterally at least seven (7) DAYS PRIOR TO THE HEARING . The Court expects that any motion may be heard eleven days after its filing.
(2) File motion and Notice of Hearing with the Clerk; and
(3) Upload motion and supporting documents, if any, via courtMAP at least three (3) DAYS PRIOR TO THE HEARING.
Responses: Parties wishing to submit a response to a matter set on Motion Calendar must file said response with the clerk's office and upload documents through courtMAP.
Cancellations: Counsel for the party who placed the matter on calendar shall file the notice of cancellation with the Clerk of the Court. If the case was set through courtMAP you must cancel the hearing through courtMAP as well. If you encounter any issues please email firstname.lastname@example.org
To access Zoom directly from courtMAP, click
on “join zoom meeting” on the date/time of the hearing.
Motion calendar hearings are limited to 5 minutes
*Submit your supporting documents (filed motion,
notice of hearing, etc.) when creating the event on courtMAP. DO NOT
create multiple events (set multiple hearings) on any one case; the system
allows for two (2) motions to be set on each case. **The Court will not hear more than one (1) motions
per case per motion calendar.**
IMPORTANT: Although the movant and the parties listed on
the service list will receive an email from courtMAP indicating that an event
has been created, a notice of hearing will not automatically
generate. The movant MUST e-file the notice of hearing via the e-portal
FOLLOWING MOTIONS MUST ALWAYS BE SET FOR HEARING:
1. MOTIONS FOR COURT
2. MOTIONS TO RESCHEDULE FORECLOSURE SALES
3. MOTIONS FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO EFFECTUATE SERVICE OF PROCESS
4. MOTIONS TO CONTINUE TRIAL OR STRIKE TRIAL DATES, EVEN IF AGREED TO (Motions
for continuance must indicate whether it is the first request for continuance.
If it is not, the number and date of prior continuance(s) must be included in
5. MOTIONS TO COMPEL MEDIATION
6. MOTIONS TO CANCEL SALE (EVEN IF AGREED TO)
7. MOTIONS TO ISSUE A WRIT OF POSSESSION
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.