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Circuit Civil Foreclosure Program

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Updated November 4, 2013

The Web Page and Judge’s Procedures for Division 11 – Foreclosure, are presently being updated and subject to change. Any update we make for the rest of 2013 will be done on the first working day of the week.

Along with the Web Page, please familiarize yourself with the Judge’s Procedures found at: Division 11 Procedures

All Foreclosure Hearings will continue to be heard in the dedicated Foreclosure Courtrooms.

Motions to cancel sale must comply with new Administrative Order 2011-12-Civ, which requires motion to be filed and hearing set 10 court business days prior to hearing.

Emergency hearings including emergency motion to cancel foreclosure sale will be handled in the manner outlined in the Judge’s Procedures.

All Summary Judgments, Motion to Default, Motion to Withdraw, Plaintiff’s Motions to Cancel Sale, Substitution of Party Plaintiff, Motions for Writ of Possession, Motions to Reset Sale, Association to Advance Case, Motion to Authorize Distribution of Fund, etc. are set according to the Judge’s Procedures for Division 11.

At this time you are not able to schedule hearings for the rest of the year. We will open the Calendar soon. In the meantime, if you have a matter to be heard in November, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

All Foreclosure Trials will be set for Monday – Thursday and Special Sets will be held on Fridays.

Administrative Orders

2009-12-CIV: Establishing Summary Judgment Foreclosure Procedures

(Foreclosure Worksheet in Adobe .PDF)

(Foreclosure Worksheet in Microsoft Word .DOC)

AO2011-12-Civ: As To Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Sales

AO2010-44-Civ: Counsel To Serve Copies Of Orders And Judgments In Commercial And Residential Foreclosure Cases

AO2010-79-Civ: Establishing Circuit Civil Case Distribution, Consolidation Of Circuit Cases, Reassignment Of Circuit Civil Cases, And Transfer Of Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Cases

FORECLOSURE HELP DESK AND HELP LINE

Scheduling and Location Information

Monday – Friday

9:00 – 12:00 and 1:30 – 4:00

Central Courthouse

5th Floor Lobby

(954) 831-7770

Online Scheduling

Attorneys are encouraged to set blocks of cases for judicial economy.

Upon arrival at the court room please check-in with the Court Deputy.

To Schedule Hearings online Click Here

Online Scheduling Instructions

To view UMC Dockets go to Online Scheduling System and select: "To view UMC Dockets click here". Foreclosure cases are labeled in the following manner:

Perlman, Sandra (11) Foreclosure Trials
Foreclosure–2011 and Older (11A) Motions for cases 2011 and Older
Foreclosure-2012 and Younger (11B) Motions for cases 2012 and Younger
Foreclosure-Uncontested (F20) Motion Calendar set up to November 30
Foreclosure-Contested (F21) Motion Calendar set up to November 30

Scheduling on Eiss, Lisa Dolin (89) and Foreclosure-Special (F2x) are only made by Court Administration.

Pro Se Scheduling

Pro Se Litigants must set hearings with a Foreclosure Case Manager. A filed motion, copies of notices to send to all parties, and proper identification is required. Please review the HELP DESK Link for more information.

Online Resources

Weathering Florida's Foreclosure Crisis

http://www.floridabar.org/TFB/TFBConsum.nsf/0a92a6dc28e76ae58525700a005d0d53/99c3070b6d02009d85257589004b9735?OpenDocument

Broward – Your First call for Help - Dial 2-1-1 or (954) 537-0211

http://211-broward.org/service/

Lawyer Referral Service of the Broward County Bar Association - 954-764-8310

https://www.browardbar.org/referrals.php

Legal Aid Service of Broward County – (954) 765-8950

http://www.legalaid.org/broward/