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.
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
7. Your case
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.
For the latest advisories, including
Administrative Orders, please visit: http://https//www.jud11.flcourts.org/coronavirus
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.
information regarding the Clerk of Courts offices' relocation, please visit: http://https//www.miami-dadeclerk.com/clerk/dcc-services-relocation.page
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
The Judicial Assistant's email is: email@example.com
Notice Before Hearing:
7 Business Days
Files at Hearing:
If you are filing a Motion to Cancel a Foreclosure Sale (read carefully)
1. Please file a written motion that contains the following:
A) The date when the Final Judgment was entered.
B) Whether the Final Judgment was contested or uncontested.
C) The number of times prior sale dates have been cancelled, including the reasons why each sale date was cancelled.
D) The specific reason you are seeking the current cancellation.
E) If the basis of your requested cancellation is the existence of a trial payment plan (“TPP”), your motion must indicate the (a) date of the TPP, (b) the number of payments required under the TPP, (c) the number of payments made under the TPP, (d) the date of the last payment due, and (e) a copy of the TPP must be attached to the motion.
F) If the basis of your requested cancellation is that a loan modification package has been submitted, your motion must indicate (a) the date that the loan modification package was submitted to the Plaintiff, (b) whether or not the Plaintiff has completed reviewing the loan modification package and (c) a copy of the loan modification package (without exhibits) must be attached to the motion.
G) If the basis of your requested cancellation is a pending short sale, your motion must indicate (a) whether or not a short sale contract has been signed by the owner and a 3rd party, (b) the date the executed short sale contract was submitted to the Plaintiff, (c) whether or not the Plaintiff has accepted/approved the short sale contract, and (d) a copy of the short sale contract must be attached to the motion.
2. The Court’s motion calendars take place every Tuesday (at 8:30 a.m.), Wednesday and Thursday (at 9:00 a.m.). You must set your hearing on a motion calendar and notify the other parties (including non-party buyers) in your case.
3. If you are filing an emergency motion to cancel a foreclosure sale, the sale date must be scheduled within five (5) days from the date of your motion. If the sale is scheduled more than five (5) days from the date of your motion, then it is not an emergency.
4. Once you have selected your hearing date, you must send a notice of hearing to all parties on the service list, including condominium and homeowners’ associations, as applicable. You must bring proof of this notice to the hearing; a minimum notice of 48 hours by fax or email is required for emergency hearings.
5. You must file both the motion to cancel sale and the notice of hearing with the Clerk of the courts, room 133 on the first floor of the Miami Dade County Courthouse*. Remember to keep copies of your stamped, filed motion and notice to present in Court.
*In-person filing applies to pro-se litigants
6. On the day of your hearing, you are required to provide a copy of the Motion, Notice of Hearing, fax or email confirmation of notice to all parties, and any supporting documentation to the Court.