RL Divisional Instructions

Please be advised, due to COVID-19 there will be no in-person hearings until further notice. 

ALL hearings will be special set and conducted remotely.  

UMC is SUSPENDED until further notice.  Please utilize the special set hearing time for any UMC matters during this time.

Special Set Hearings:

Division "RL" online scheduling is for special set hearings of 15/30 minutes only. Motions that require more than 30 minute hearing must be requested and set by the JA (do not combine several special set openings to make a 1 hour special set hearing; they will not be heard).

For hearings more than 30 minutes, the moving party is required to email the Judicial Assistant at CAD-DIVISIONRL@PBCGOV.ORG a request for a special set time/date, include a copy of the Motion, indicate how much time needed for hearing and provide case number and style of the case. IF your case settles, is voluntary dismissed, or stayed, and there are future hearings or trials scheduled, please contact the JA via email.

 Online Scheduling

Remote hearings will be conducted via Zoom, unless otherwise agreed, in which case the parties shall advise the Court at CAD-DivisionRL@pbcgov.org which method of conference call, CourtCall, Zoom, or other arrangement is agreed upon. 

Zoom hearings will be arranged and hosted by the Judicial Assistant who will send invitations and instructions approximately one week prior to the scheduled hearing.

All Memorandum of Law, Briefs, Responses, copies of case law, courtesy copies of Notices of Hearings/Motions, etc., for the Judge's review should be sent to the Court at least 5 business days in advance of the scheduled hearing date/trial date. Memoranda shall not exceed ten (10) doubled spaced pages, with highlighted legal authority. Parties are encouraged to upload any hearing materials to the Court via e-courtesy or email. Hard copies of documents, binders, etc will not be accepted until further notice.

Proposed Orders:

All proposed order for Division RL shall be submitted in WORD format to the 15th Judicial Circuit Online Services through the Online Services Page


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