Civil Division A

Civil Division A - Commissioner Court (Room 100)



Subject Matter


This division hears:
    • Contested show cause proceedings involving Family Law Matters
    • Initial Determination of Adequate Cause on petitions to modify/ change parenting plans and non-parent custody petitions
    • Petitions for Non Parent (3rd Party) Custody
    • Petitions to Modify Child Support/Parenting Plans
    • Injunctive relief and restraining orders
    • Applications for appointment of a receiver
    • Minor settlements
    • Probates
    • Supplemental Proceedings
    • Trust and guardianship
    • Unlawful detainer actions
    • Vulnerable adult protection
    • Sale of Structured Settlements
    • Uncontested/Default Dissolutions for Self-Represented Parties
    • NO Discovery Motions

Schedule - Docketing


Matters conducted in Civil Division A shall be heard and docketed as follows:
Type of Hearing Days Held Starting At Scheduled / Docketed By
Show Cause   Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. Moving party files Note for Commissioner's Calendar*
Uncontested/Default Dissolutions for Self Represented Parties Every Friday 9:00 a.m. Self Represented Party, Room 110
Unlawful Detainer Actions  Monday - Friday  1:00 p.m. Moving party files Note for Commissioner's Calendar*
Probate / Guardianship /
Minor Settlements
Monday - Friday
1:30 p.m.
Moving party files Note for Commissioner's Calendar*
Supplemental Proceedings  and Sale of Structured Settlements
Monday - Friday
1:30 p.m. Moving party files Note for Commissioner's Calendar*
Vulnerable Adult Protection Monday - Friday
1:30 p.m. Domestic Violence Office, Room 108
*The moving party shall docket these matters by e-filing a Note for Commissioner's Calendar simultaneously with a motion and/or notice of hearing and any supporting pleadings, unless it is a re-note of a motion or notice of hearing previously filed, in which event only the Note for Commissioner's calendar shall be e-filed. All motions shall be heard on the basis of filed pleadings.