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COVID-19 - Important Information

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Administrative Memorandums COVID-19

The Eleventh Judicial Circuit has created this dedicated page as a one-stop source for all information relating to the Miami-Dade Courts’ response to the coronavirus disease COVID-19 pandemic.

Please bookmark and visit this page frequently for future updates.

ADA NOTICE: If you are a person with a disability who needs an accommodation in order to attend a virtual or livestreamed court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Eleventh Judicial Circuit’s ADA Coordinator, Aliean Simpkins, Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse Center, 175 NW 1st Ave., Suite 2400, Miami, FL 33128, ADA@jud11.flcourts.org, (305)349-7175, TDD (305)349-7174, fax (305)349-7355, for additional information on how to request an accommodation.

Florida Supreme Court Issues Best Practices Guidelines Developed by COVID-19 Workgroup


Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles T. Canady today issued a set of Best Practices Guidelines developed by the COVID-19 Workgroup to help individuals navigate new virtual or remote court proceedings established by Florida’s state courts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidelines offer assistance to judges, court staff and those who are representing themselves in remote court proceedings.

The Best Practices Guidelines cover the following topics:

• Helping Pro Se Litigants with Remote Appearance Technology

• Representing Yourself and Using Remote Appearance Technology with the Courts

• Management of Evidence in Remote Hearings in Civil and Family Cases

• Out-of-County Inmates

The full text of the guidelines may be downloaded below or viewed online here.

The 17-member COVID-19 Workgroup was established by Chief Justice Canady Administrative Order AOSC20-28 on April 21, 2020 and is charged with developing recommendations for a phased return to full court operations following the guidance of public health and government authorities.

Please continue to follow our website www.jud11.flcourts.org and social media @miamidadecourts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for future updates.


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