Celeste H. Muir

  • Division: Circuit Probate
  • Section: CP 04
  • Court Location: Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse
  • Address: 175 N.W. 1st AVE Miami, FL 33128
  • Phone: (305) 349-7105
  • Room: CHC 1120
  • Judicial Assistant: Crawford, Adrienne

 
Circuit Judge: Circuit Probate Division
 

5 minute appointments for uncontested matters are available  2/13/20, 2/20/20, 2/27/20, 3/5/20 in 04 from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Thursdays,  pending Cour tMAPS debut in probate.for Thursday special appointment calendar please call in advance to schedule (up to 4:00 p.m. the day before) and set only uncontested matters. Until Court MAP allows counsel to set hearings, please call 04's judicial assistant to set both uncontested and contested hearings from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. Unrepresented persons are required to follow the same checklist, rules and statutes as attorneys.If unrepresented and seeking a court order, you need to prepare a petition, file the petition through the statewide portal, and then contact the judicial assistant if a hearing is required.  The unrepresented person is also responsible for preparing a notice of hearing on the petition on the date and time assigned.  If unrepresented, a case manager will review your petition and proposed order (call the judicial assistant after uploading a petition on the Odyssey docket through the e-filing portal).  Unrepresented persons may see the clerk of court's website or see the clerks on the second floor of the Dade County Courthouse, 73 West Flagler Street, Miami, Florida, for information regarding petitions for summary administration and for handling small estates.  If you have an emergency petition, once it is visible on the docket, it will be reviewed to determine its urgency call (pending CourtMap) to obtain a date for the matter to be heard.  An emergency proposed order should also be submitted on the emergency folder. See the 11th Judicial Circuit's website, for further instructions.

 
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Florida, 1970
  • J.D., Florida State University, 1973
  • Admitted to The Florida Bar, 1973
  • Law Clerk, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 1973-1975 
  • Partner, Brigham, Moore, Muir, Gaylord Schuster & Sachs, 1978-1985 
  • County Court Judge, 1985
  • Circuit Court Judge, 1990
  • Previous divisions - General Jurisdiction, Criminal, Family
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Ex Parte Calendar

Type: Open

Notice Before Hearing: No

Files at Hearing: Electronic

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Tuesday8:30 AM 9/05/17 
Thursday8:30 AM 9/07/17 

 

 Unrepresented persons are required to follow the same checklists, rules and statutes as attorneys.

If unrepresented and seeking a court order, you need to prepare a petition, file the petition through the statewide portal,   and then contact the judicial assistant if a hearing is required.  The unrepresented person is also responsible for preparing a notice of hearing on the  petition on the date and time assigned. 

If you have an emergency petition, once it is visible on the docket, call the judicial assistant to have it reviewed to determine its urgency,  and to obtain a date for the matter to be heard. An emergency proposed order should also be submitted on the emergency folder.

Unrepresented persons may see the clerk of court's website or see the clerks on the second floor of the Dade County Courthouse, 73 West Flagler Street,  for information regarding  petitions for summary administration and for handling small estates.

Proposed orders that are needed for a court appointed attorney (minor settlements, etc.) should be submitted to the judicial assistant by email or mail.  Call the judicial assistant as she will call an attorney for acceptance of the appointment from the wheel before the judge could sign.

For any mental health matter, please call the mental health clerk, Janet Salomon, for section 04.