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Instructions for Setting Hearings
in Brevard Family, Division D, Judge Dugan


  • Before setting any hearings in this division, you must coordinate the date and time with opposing counsel, if there is any.
  • PLEASE COORDINATE THE FIRST AVAILABLE TIME SLOT IN THE MORNING OR THE FIRST AVAILABLE TIME SLOT IN THE AFTERNOON ON ANY AVAILABLE DATE.

NOTE: YOUR HEARING WILL NOT BE SET IF YOU DO NOT FOLLOW THIS INSTRUCTION.


  • If you need more than fifteen minutes for your hearing, look for consecutive time slots to make up the amount of time you need.
  • Once a time has been coordinated, please contact JA BY PHONE, 321-617-7279, to set the hearing.

NOTE: TELEPHONE APPEARANCES ARE NOT PERMITTED WITHOUT PRIOR APPROVAL.


  • YOU MUST SEND ALL MOTIONS REQUESTING A TIME CERTAIN TRIAL AND/OR MOTIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION OR REHEARING TO THIS OFFICE BEFORE SETTING FOR A HEARING.

NOTE: THE JUDGE MUST REVIEW THOSE MOTIONS PRIOR TO GRANTING A HEARING.


  • AFTER SETTING THE HEARING, PLEASE SEND JUDGE DUGAN A COPY OF YOUR NOTICE OF HEARING AND YOUR MOTION THROUGH THE MAIL.

NOTE: WE DO NOT ACCEPT THESE  DOCUMENTS THROUGH EMAIL/FAX.