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PLEASE BE ADVISED that the Judge does NOT monitor the CAD (Division) email inbox; the J.A. does.

The CAD email address is for obtaining available dates/times to coordinate a special set hearing AND to supply the Court with a courtesy copy of documents 10 pages or less, i.e., Notices of Hearing, etc.  The CAD email is NOT to be used as a communication devise between counsel and the Judge.  If you have a matter to bring to the Court's attention, please file the appropriate pleading and then notice it for hearing before the Judge with notice to all parties.

The Divisional Instructions have been updated. Please be sure to review them prior to contacting the Judicial Assistant.

Please be advised that the Judge does not monitor this email address; the Judicial Assistant does.  This email address is for obtaining available dates/times to coordinate a special set hearing AND to supply the Court with a courtesy copy of documents that are 10 pages or less, i.e., Notices of Hearing, etc.  This address is not to be used as a communication devise between counsel and the Judge.  If you have a matter to bring to the Court’s attention, please file the appropriate motion and then notice it for hearing before the Judge.

Information on In-Person vs. ZOOM hearings as Palm Beach County's Mask Mandate is Reinstated as of August 2, 2021 *see A/O 12.515.2:

The following hearings shall take place IN-PERSON:

  • ARRAIGNMENTS
  • CALENDAR CALL
  • PRE-NEGIOTIATED PLEAS
  • SENTENCINGS
  • MOTIONS TO SUPPRESS
  • STAND YOUR GROUND HEARINGS
  • VIOLATIONS OF PROBATION
  • RICHARDSON HEARINGS
  • NELSON INQUIRIES
  • FARETTA INQUIRIES

STATUS CHECKS and CASE DISPOSITIONS will take place on Zoom OR in person.  This Court does not have a preference as long as Defendants are present on either Zoom or in person, unless a Waiver of Appearance (see A/O 12.515.2) is properly filed with the Court in advance.  Please note that the Courthouse is subject to Palm Beach County's Mask Mandate as of Monday, August 2, 2021.

For those on Zoom:

  1. PROPER ATTIRE REQUIRED. 
  2. COUNSEL'S VIDEO MUST BE ACTIVATED UPON ADDRESSING THE CASE. 
  3. EVERYONE SHALL LABEL THEMSELVES WITH FIRST NAME AND LAST NAME.

 

Meeting Link: Zoom Link

Meeting ID: 890 4412 8953

Dial by your location:

  • US Toll-free 877-853-5257
  • US Toll-free 888-475-4499
pdf Standing Order for Inmates

Please refer to Judge Suskauer's Divisional Instructions for all divisional procedures, thank you.

Suggestions to Paralegals and Attorney's before you call the JA:

  • Please read the divisional instructions first before calling the JA.
  • Make sure your Motions have been filed and docketed before you call the JA to obtain hearing time.
  • Check the court record and see if there are any current future dates on the case you will be calling about.