Q: I need to file for an emergency post seizure hearing to file a complaint on a wrongful arrest of a sailing vessel
I have all my details of evidence put together and I need to get in front of the judge that signed off on the arrest.
I have been told by the clerk of court to file the motion of request by filling out the general docket form and mailing this request in to the judge and then I have to wait.
Is this correct?
A: Is this case in federal district court (Admiralty rules and jurisdiction)? If so, I expect that you can request a hearing electronically. If you will send me the case number and district (There are three federal districts in Florida), I would be happy to look at it for you.
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