If you need a continuance for your trial, you must put the request in writing and submit it to the Court with your reasons 7 days before a jury trial or 2 days before a bench trial. The Judge will make the decision whether or not to grant the continuance.

Requesting a Continuance

You may request a continuance for the following reasons:

  • A religious holy day where the tenets of your religious organization prohibit a member from participating in secular activities such as court proceedings (an affidavit stating this information must be filed with the Court)
  • You feel it is necessary for justice in your case
  • You may file a continuance through this electronic Motion for Continuance form.