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Saturday, July 20, 2024

Judicial Section Details

Abby Cynamon

  • Division: Circuit Family
  • Section: FC 18
  • Court Location: Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse
  • Address: 175 N.W. 1st AVE Miami, FL 33128
  • Phone: (305) 349-5753
  • Room: CHC 2214
  • Judicial Assistant: Londono, Griselle
  • Bailiff: Chandler, Shamsuddin A.

 

                                    ALL ATTORNEYS AND SELF REPRESENTED LITIGANTS
                       MUST SIGN UP FOR AN ACCOUNT AT FLORIDA COURTS E-FILING PORTAL at
                                                          www.myflcourtaccess.com
                                              for filing pleadings or motions with the clerk.

 

Please be aware that in order to activate your portal account a pleading must be filed at the time of registration. Therefore, it is recommended that any Self Represented litigant signing up for the first time file a "Notice of Designation of Email" which can be found using this link www.flcourts.org/content/download/403113/3457012/915.pdf

and

Sign up for COURTMAP at - https://www.jud11.flcourts.org/Programs-and-Services/Online-Services/courtMAP for submitting proposed orders to your assigned Judge.

The judges will be using the ZOOM platform for most 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:

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.

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. 

LINK FOR EVIDENCE PROCEDURES IN FAMILY:

https://www.jud11.flcourts.org/Florida-Courts-eFiling-Portal
www.myflcourtaccess.com/authority/trainingvideos.html

 
  • A.B, Barnard College, 1982 J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1989
  • Admitted to Florida Bar, 1990
  • Private Practice, 1990-1993
  • LL.M. (Taxation), University of Miami School of Law, 1996
  • Staff Attorney, 11th Judicial Circuit, 1993-2000
  • Supervising Staff Attorney, 11th Judicial Circuit, 2000-2008
  • Circuit Court Judge, 2008
JudgeSectionRoomTelephone
Diaz, Veronica FC 19 CHC 2227305-349-5723
DiRaimondo, Christina Marie FC 33 CHC 2826305-349-6240
Fernandez-Karavetsos, Marlene FC 17 CHC 2222305-349-5729
Ruiz Cohen, Samantha FC 28 CHC 2815305-349-5744
  • Motion Calendar
  • UCD Calendar
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Special Sets
  • Proposed Orders
  • Notices for Trial

Type: Open

Notice Before Hearing: 7 Business Days

Files at Hearing: None

DayTimeCapFromTo
Monday10:00 AM201/09/23 
Friday11:00 AM204/12/24 

REMOTE 5 MINUTE MOTION CALENDAR


Motion Calendar will be held for NON-EVIDENTIARY matters every Monday @ 10:00 A.M. and Friday @ 11:00 A.M.

This calendar will be heard via ZOOM.

ONLY ONE (1) motion per case will be heard.

UCD's are not set on Motion Calendar. For instructions on how to set a UCD please refer to the UCD calendar tab.

Instructions for setting:
On the E-FILING PORTAL, file the Motion with any exhibits. Include 11thFC18@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.

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