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Continuances

ALL Continuances MUST be requested in person at the Court.  We cannot re-schedule anything over the phone.(The reason for this is you are required to sign paperwork indicating your knowledge and acceptance of the new Court date.)

Arraignments

An arraignment (your first court appearance) must be continued in person, by the defendant, and/or a parent if the defendant is under 18 years old. The Court Clerk may continue an arraignment up to two weeks from the original date. If you need additional time, you will need to ask the Judge.

Pre-trial Conferences

A pre-trial conference must be continued in person, by the defendant, or a parent if the defendant is under 18 years old. This may be done by the Court Clerk, depending on the length of time requested for the continuance.

Trials

A trial must be continued in person, by the defendant, or a parent if the defendant is under 18 years old.  This must be done in Court by the Judge. The Court Clerk cannot continue a trial.

Evidentiary / Motions Hearings

These hearings are set in conjunction with a jury trial, approximately two weeks in advance of the trial. If the jury trial is continued, the Court Clerk will also continue the evidentiary or motions hearings.

Review Hearings

A review hearing must be continued in person by the defendant, or a parent if the defendant is under 18 years old.  This must be done in Court by the Judge. The Court Clerk cannot continue these hearings.

Show Cause Hearings

A show cause hearing must be continued in person by the defendant, or a parent if the defendant is under 18 years old. This must be done in Court by the Judge. The Court Clerk cannot continue these hearings.

Bond Returns

A bond return hearing must be continued in person by the defendant, or a parent if the defendant is under 18 years old. This must be done in Court by the Judge. The Court Clerk cannot continue these hearings.