**MARCH 23, 2022 UPDATE**
COMMENCING JUNE 3, 2022 THERE WILL BE A SUMMARY JUDGMENT CALENDAR. PLEASE SCHEDULE YOUR SUMMARY JUDGMENTS ON THE 30 MINUTE SUMMARY JUDGMENT SPECIAL SET ON FRIDAYS AT 11:00 AM. ONLY SUMMARY JUDGMENTS WILL BE HEARD ON THIS CALENDAR.
Motions for Clarification, Rehearing, Reconsideration: Submit a "Proposed Order" with supporting documents via CourtMAP. Court will review and rule on the papers and/or advise if a hearing should be set.
NEW MANDATORY CASE MANAGEMENT PROCEDURES- EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY
In compliance with Florida Supreme Court Administrative Order 20-23A12 and the 11th Judicial Circuit Administrative Order 21-09, lawyers and litigants are required to follow the procedures outlined below:
A. For cases filed BEFORE APRIL 30, 2021, you MUST submit CASE MANAGEMENT REPORT AND ORDER via CourtMAP under Proposed Orders.
Word versions of the Case Management Report and Order are located below under the DOCUMENTS tab.
B. DO NOT submit a Case Management Report and Order if:
1. There is already an EXISTING CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER setting forth all pretrial deadlines.
2. Your case is already set for trial.
3. Your case is currently on inactive status by court order.
4. Your case is subject to current moratoria.
5. Your case is subject to F.S. 51.011.
6. If your case has been Noticed for Lack of Prosecution Hearing (FWOP) unless it is being attached to your WRITTEN GOOD CAUSE SHOWING.
7. Your case is uncontested.
C. If your case meets any of the exceptions listed above, you must still follow the timeline requirements set forth in the 11th Judicial Circuit Administrative Order 21-09.
D. If your case was filed ON OR AFTER APRIL 30, 2021, the Court will issue a Case Management Order with prescribed timelines.
Submission of Original Notes: Please do not deliver original loan documents in advance of a hearing or trial unless you are instructed to do so by the Court.
DO NOT DELIVER THE ORIGINAL NOTE/MORTGAGE UNLESS THE COURT INSTRUCTS YOU TO!!!!!
Notice of Lack of Prosecution & Order to Appear (FWOP): Absent a resolution of the case in its entirety or a Court Order, parties are required to appear regardless of filings. *FWOP calendars are held via Zoom*
Please make sure to get a sale date from the Court before submit your Order/Judgment. The Judge will not sign an Order/Judgment if there is a blank line. It will be rejected.
IF YOU ARE SUBMITTING A PROPOSED ORDER IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE JUDGE'S RULING FROM A HEARING THAT WAS SCHEDULED AND HEARD, YOU MUST STATE THE DATE OF THE HEARING ON THE PROPOSED ORDER OR THE JUDGE WILL REJECT IT.
We are establishing Virtual Courtrooms. Court hearings in
your case that we can hold remotely via video or phone conference will be
held on the Zoom platform, which is free to you. You will receive an email from
the Court if we are proceeding with your hearing with the information you need
to connect. To participate by video, you must click on the weblink you
received in the email invitation at the time your hearing is scheduled or call
the phone number listed in the invitation to participate by phone. You do not
need to download anything or set up an account in order for you to participate
in a zoom hearing.
Video appearance is required for any participant whose testimony
is necessary so the judge can administer the oath.
Please wait until a day before your scheduled hearing for
the court to send you an email containing a Zoom link and instructions.
If you resolve your matter, please cancel it in CourtMAP.
All motion calendars, case management, special sets, lack of prosecution, calendar call and Non-Jury Trials will be conducted through the Zoom platform. All Jury Trials will be conduct live/in person.
Notice Before Hearing:
10 Calendar Days
Files at Hearing:
Hearings for Summary Judgments only are now being heard every Friday commencing June 3, 2022 at 11:00 am.
If you are cancelling a 30 minute special set hearing, the party who placed the matter on calendar must e-file a Notice of Cancellation with the Clerk's Office and submit a copy of the Notice through CourtMap under supporting documents on the date the hearing was supposed to take place. Then YOU can cancel the hearing.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR 30 MINUTES OR LESS
Matters of thirty (30) minutes or less will be heard every Friday commencing at 9:00 am on a first come, first heard. You may sign in as early as 8:45 am. You need not have a “team” to sign in. If opposing counsel does not appear by 9:15 am the Court may proceed to hear the matter ex-parte. You must give opposing counsel at least ten (10) days written notice. A response to the Motion shall be filed and sent to the Court by CourtMAP under the Special Sets 30 Minutes dates and opposing counsel at least five (5) days prior to hearing. (A response is required) Motions for summary judgment require at least twenty (20) days written notice. You must make a good faith effort to resolve the matter prior to filing the motion, and file a written certificate with the motion.
Please do not set Evidentiary Hearings on this calendar.
Please do not send binders. We do not take hard copies, not even case law. Everything must be submitted through CourtMAP.
Motions for Clarification, Rehearing, Reconsideration: Submit a Proposed Order with supporting documents via CourtMAP. Court will review and rule on the papers and/or advise if a hearing should be set.