D and DR Divisional Instructions

Court Schedule

Monday

Morning Docket at 8:30 a.m. for PD and Unrepresented

9:30 am. for Private Attorneys

DUI Arraignments

  • Case Dispositions,
  • Plea Conference,
  • Petition to Expunge/Seal
  • Status Checks,
  • (5) Minute Motions & Motion to Recall Capias;
  • Traffic Crime Arraignments (Delray PD only)

Morning Docket at 10:30 a.m. - Special Set Motions

Final VOP (once per month)

Tuesday

Morning Docket at *8:30 a.m. for PD and Unrepresented

9:30 a.m. for private Attorneys

Traffic Crime Arraignments

Wednesday

Morning Docket at 9:00 a.m.

Traffic infraction court begins promptly at 9:00 am- please be on time

Morning Docket at 10:00 a.m.

  • Red Light Camera Cases (New)
  • Special Set Motions and Non Jury Trials
    • Fatality/Serious Bodily Injury Traffic Infractions,
    • Animal Infractions,
    • Ordinance Cases

Thursday

Morning Docket at 8:30 a.m. for PD and Unrepresented

9:30 a.m. for Private Attorneys

  • Misdemeanor Arraignments
  • Sentencing, Status Checks,
  • 5 Minute Motions and Motions to Recall Capias

Friday

Special Setting By The Court Only

All motions must be filed and docketed with the Clerk before a hearing can be set and may be settled by "Agreed Order". Please contact opposing counsel before contacting the Judge's office.

Motion Hearings

Motions that are five (5) minutes or less may be set on Monday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m., without permission of the JA. Longer Motions must be special set, by emailing the JA at CAD-DIVISIOND@PBCGOV.ORG for availability. All parties must be noticed prior to the hearing with a courtesy copy to the Court. Please be sure to check the Suspension Calendar frequently as it is subject to change.

Motion to Recall Capias

May be set on Monday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m. The motion must outline reasons for the failure to appear. Defendant must be present unless stipulated by counsel. If agreed to by the State, you may submit an "Agreed Order" with a new court date within the order, to the Judge for review.

Motion for Continuance

Defendant/Defense Motion for Continuance must be accompanied by a waiver of speedy trial, UNLESS the case is reset for 1 week AND prior to expiration of speedy trial. Please check for agreement of the state on all continaunces before contacting the Judge's office.

Notice of Appearance

A Notice of Appearance without a Waiver of Speedy Trial will not be set in the normal course. The case will likely be set within a week.

Correspondence With The Court

Must be in writing and sent via regular mail or for time sensitive matters only, to the divisional email address at cad-divisiond@pbcgov.org