Monday, March 4, 2024

Judicial Section Details

Victoria del Pino

  • Division: Circuit Family
  • Section: FC 38
  • Court Location: Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse
  • Address: 175 N.W. 1st AVE Miami, FL 33128
  • Phone: (305) 349-5726
  • Room: CHC 2114
  • Judicial Assistant: Del Castillo, Isabel


*Our Chambers will be closed the week of Christmas Dec. 25 - 29, we will reopen on Jan 2nd, 2024.

Emergency coverage Judges: Judge Young 305-349-5738 Dec 26 & 27 and Judge DiRaimondo 305-349-6240 Dec 28 & 29. After 5:00 PM please contact the on-Duty Emergency Judge.

For emergency motions after 5:00 p.m., please contact the Emergency Duty Judge at 305-609-7680.

Happy Holidays.

Please be aware that due to growing concerns about the safety of our community and the spread of the Coronavirus and COVID-19 disease, Division 38 will continue holding hearings via Zoom unless parties request an In-person hearing. 

However, our division remain open. The Judge and his/her staff are working and available. We are addressing matters remotely via phone conferences and/or COURTMAP and ZOOM. 

It is important that: 

for filing pleadings or motions with the clerk


Sign up for COURTMAP at
for submitting emergency motions and proposed orders to your assigned Judge

The judges will be using the ZOOM platform for hearings. It is FREE. If you are unfamiliar with the Zoom platform, please go to the ZOOM training page website to learn how to access the platform for use.   

Zoom training page: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/206618765-Zoom-Video-Tutorials
Zoom Live Training page: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/360029527911

We ask you to assist us by learning how to utilize ZOOM and your patience with us as we learn along with you.  We are committed to the continued delivery of justice in the face of this pandemic.

Adoption Calendar - Zoom Meeting ID: 947 4906 9179

Domestic Violence Calendar - Zoom Meeting ID: 980 0462 5821

All other hearing invites are sent the week prior for the hearing date. 

Please refer to the drop-down boxes to the right of the screen for clear instructions on how to proceed for specific types of calendars.

  • Motion Calendar
  • UCD Calendar
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Special Sets
  • Proposed Orders
  • Notices for Trial

Type: Closed

Notice Before Hearing: 7 Business Days

Files at Hearing: None

Monday10:00 AM101/30/23 
Wednesday9:30 AM259/02/20 


Motion Calendar will be held for NON-EVIDENTIARY matters every Monday @ 10:00 AM and Wednesday @ 9:30 AM.  Please note:  As in a courtroom, you will be waiting for the Host until the Bailiff brings you out of the Waiting Room and into the Hearing Room.  Make sure to name yourself correctly on the Zoom Name, so that the Bailiff can identify you as the correct party for your case. 

This calendar will be heard via ZOOM and Zoom Invites will be sent the week prior to the Calendar.  Please make sure that you check Junk Mail as well as your Inbox since the Invite will be coming from CourtMap directly. 

Instructions for setting:
On the E-FILING PORTAL, file the Motion with any exhibits. Include 11thFC38@jud11.flcourts.org in all filings.

On the E-FILING PORTAL, E-SERVE the opposing side with your filing.

On COURTMAP, coordinate with opposing party and select the date to have the motion heard.Once a date is agreed upon you may set the hearing using in the Motion Calendar slot. As supporting documents, attach the motion and any responses with an e-file stamp.

On COURTMAP also include as supporting documents a Notice of Hearing.The notice of hearing must be filed with the Clerk at least 7 business days prior to the hearing, not including the day of the hearing.  PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ALL NOTICES NOT FILED IN A TIMELY MANNER WILL BE REJECTED.

The Judge will rule on 5-minute motions without the need for a hearing when possible.  Unless you receive an order ruling on the motion, you must be available on the selected date and time for one hour as the Judge will be calling motions one at a time.


The party that added the motion to the motion calendar must e-file a notice of cancelation and must take off the motion calendar in courtmap.

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