Notice Before Hearing:
7 Business Days
Files at Hearing:
Only one (1) motion per case will be heard. Courtesy copies AND PROPOSED ORDERS MUST be brought to court at time of hearing. You do not need to submit anything through e-courtesy. If you have anything for Judge Echarte to review before the hearing besides the motion, such as, submit case law, memo's of law, etc. please submit by mail or hand delivery. To make certain a hearing made the calendar, please visit the clerk of courts website at miami-dadeclerk.com and click on "Judicial Calendar Search" OR call and confirm with Judge's chambers.
Motions for default must be submitted with proof of service, affidavit of diligent search and proof of publication (where service is by publication) and non-military affidavit(s). One motion per defendant.
If you wish to appear by phone, please call chambers the Friday before or day before the hearing. Give either the Bailiff or J.A. the case number, attorney appearing by phone's name and direct telephone number But must submit proposed orders for the motion that is scheduled ahead of time to the Judicial Assistant's email at email@example.com. (For example: the hearing scheduled is a motion to compel. We need the proposed order for the motion to compel.) Only one attorney or pro-se may appear by phone. Any motion submitted through e-courtesy or emailed to the Judicial Assistant to appear by phone for motion calendar and order ONLY will be ignored. Motion's for Default and Default Judgments an attorney must be present in court with supporting documents.
To cancel a hearing on Motion Calendar, Please submit a Notice of Cancellation via E-file, notify all parties and notify Judge's chambers.
In order to check and see if your case made the Judicial Calendar please visit the Clerk of Courts website at https://www2.miami-dadeclerk.com/ocs/Search.aspx