5 simple steps to getting your motion heard before the Judge. Most people haven't the vaguest idea how to get the Judge to hear their motions. It's almost always because of procedural defects. Make sure to check your State's local and civil rules of procedure as they may differ from Florida. The cover letter is the key to getting your motion set before the Judge. Never be verbose, one paragraph will do it. When you think about it, it makes perfect sense that all parties must be notified that a hearing is taking place before the Judge. Save this video to your 'personal legal library' and refer to it when it comes time for you to set your hearing before your Judge!