The Probate Division is located at the Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse Center, Room 1100. Ex-Parte Calendar is every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (except on holidays). Mental Health Calendar is every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. A Notice of Hearing shall be filled and docketed within 48 hours of the hearing being set and confirmed by Court Staff. All pleadings (included any memorandum of law) and proposed order shall be uploaded to e-courtesy special set within 48 hours of date being set. Please ensure that all motion/petition/memorandum of law to be heard appear on Clerk's docket prior to securing a special set hearing date.
Please email your request for SPECIAL SET hearing with a copy of all opposing counsel to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please file the Notice of Cancellation through e-courtesy and a copy emailed to email@example.com.
No walk in's are allowed, only submit petitions included on the No Case Manager Review Required List and their proposed orders to eCourtesy, selecting the "Ex Parte No CM Review" Folder.
Notice Before Hearing:
Files at Hearing:
Unopposed petitions needing three (3) minutes or less are heard during the Ex-Parte Calendar. First, register for an Ex Parte Hearing at www.jud11.flcourts.org/Ex-Parte-Hearing. After registering for an Ex Parte Hearing, then submit the petition and proposed order to eCourtesy, selecting the Ex Parte Calendar Folder, by midnight the day after registering for the Ex Parte Hearing. Select the “Get Dates” button and then select the specific date of the Ex Parte Hearing from the menu. If the petition and proposed order have not been submitted by the midnight deadline, the hearing will be canceled.
Mental Health Calendar is every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Petitions and proposed orders submitted by attorneys who have not already registered for an Ex Parte Hearing will be deleted.