AG Divisional News

Coronavirus Update

In compliance with the Supreme Court Administrative Order (AOSC20-13 and AOSC20-15) and the 15th Circuit Chief Judge's Administrative Order (12.510), the courthouses remain open for essential functions until at least March 27, 2020.

"Essential functions" is defined in the Chief Judge's Administrative Order. All courts (except the courts at Gun Club) will be suspended each Friday beginning March 27, 2020 through and including May 1, 2020.

Uniform Motion Calendar and non-evidentiary proceedings will continue telephonically. All parties must agree to the phone service to be utilized for the hearing. The parties should create a conference call and put the conference call information on the Notice of Hearing. If the Notice has already been provided to the court the conference call information can be provided to the judicial assistant at 561-355-6533, unless a special exception is made by the Court.

All non-evidentiary hearings, can be scheduled using the online services. All other procedures and requirements remain effective, including but not limited to compliance with Local Rule 4.


PLEASE NOTE: Beginning October 23, 2017 Judge Hafele will begin holding motion calendar hearings on Mondays again in Civil Division AG. Motion calendar hearings will be held Monday through Thursday at 8:45.

PLEASE NOTE: Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.520 has been amended. Documents which are recorded in the public records must also include a 3x3 inch space in the upper right hand corner. The list of documents that the clerk's office automatically records in the public record (without charge) can be obtained from the clerk's office. These documents, whether prepared by the court or counsel must have the 3x3 inch available space in the upper right hand corner. Some examples include verdicts, final judgments, notices of appeal and orders of dismissal.

When scheduling a hearing online, the full and complete title of the motion should be entered. When providing the paperwork for a hearing on a Motion to Dismiss, provide the Judge with a copy of the OPERATIVE COMPLAINT.

Click the button below to Schedule online for Division AG

 Online Scheduling

See Divisional Instructions for Procedures.

Online Scheduling does not apply to Uniform Motion Calendar. Online scheduling is for 15 and 30 minute SPECIAL SETTINGS only.