AK and TD Divisional Instructions

Uniform Motion Calendar is on Tuesdays and Thursdays for Civil Division "AK."

Family Division "FA" IS NOW PRESIDED OVER BY JUDGE JANIS KEYSER

Circuit Civil Division "AK"

UMC will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays  ONLY  at 8:30 a.m. in Courtroom 6K.  

Permission of the Court is NOT required to set hearings consisting of 10 minutes or less on the UMC calendar.  Five business days' notice must be given to the opposing party, unless otherwise agreed.  The Motion and Notice of Hearing MUST be filed with the Court, including a certification that a good faith effort has been made to resolve the issue prior to setting the hearing in compliance with Local Rule 4.

Telephone appearances are allowed without prior Court approval through CourtCall.

Special Set Hearings

Requests for special set hearings (15 minutes or more) should be made by e-mail to the JA, Jennifer Bernier, at jbernier@pbcgov.org.  The request should include the amount of time for hearing, and the approximate calendar window requested.  A copy of the motion should be attached to the e-mail for the Court's review.  Upon review, available hearing dates will be provided to be coordinated with the opposing party, which may then be confirmed with Ms. Bernier.

A courtesy copy of the Motion and Notice should be provided to the Judge by email at least five business days prior to the hearing.

Cancellations

No Notice of Cancellation of UMC hearings is required.  Cancellation of Special Set Hearings/Trials should be sent by e-mail to Ms. Bernier, then by filing a Notice of Cancellation with the Court.

Proposed Orders, motions, and other materials may be submitted to Judge Garrison by email at CAD-DivisionAK@pbcgov.org.   ALL PROPOSED ORDERS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN "WORD" FORMAT.

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