312 Courthouse Addition
218 South Second Street
Fort Pierce, Fl 34950
JA: Pam Phelps
Honorable Judge Dwight L. Geiger
St. Lucie: All Civil Jury Cases; Probate and Guardianship Cases; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Cases.
You are now able to schedule your own hearings Uniform Motion Calendars/Special Set Hearings (1 hour or less, non-evidentiary).
NEW PROCEDURES FOR JUDGE GEIGER
1. SCHEDULING OF A HEARING. Please be advised as of today, May 13, 2013, Self-scheduling will be limited to 8:45 Uniform Motion Calendar Hearings.
To schedule a special-set hearing, you must either call this office at 772-462-1460 or email the Judicial Assistant, Pamela Phelps, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All special-set hearings presently appearing on the Online Self-scheduling Dockets are noted and will not need to be reset via phone or email.
2. FILING OF DOCUMENTS. E-filing your documents with the Clerk of Court is required; however, Judge Geiger requires that you send our copy of the Notice and Motion with attachments via USPS or another mail service or via delivery to our courthouse box at the St. Lucie County Courthouse. Do not e-mail or fax documents to this office without prior approval.
3. ADDRESSES & PHONE NUMBERS. On Certificates of Service and “copies furnished”, in addition to the e-filing address, please provide a physical address and phone number for yourself and all attorneys and/or parties.
Weekly trial Calendars:
Jury Trial Procedures
Calendar Calls and Weekly Trial Calendars
Default Final Judgment
Discovery Motions and Motions to Compel
Minor Settlement Approvals
Rule 1 140(b) Motions
Uniform Motion Calendars (UMC)