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You will have to file a motion to continue the hearing and file it with the court. You can use the basic information you've posted above, but it needs to be in the form of a motion.
You can use the sample form at the following link as a go by: http://www.bedfordmuni.org/documents/MotionforContinuanceCV.pdf
Once you file the motion with the court clerk, you need to send a copy to the judge's office and also to the prosecutor's office. The judge should grant the request if this is the first setting for your case.
Hi Kirk, the link to the PDF does not work. Is there another way you can send to me?
Not sure why it will not work; it opens on my end. Here it is again just in case it works this time:
Here's another: http://www.co.fairfield.oh.us/dr/documents/motion.continue.pdf
Hi Kirk, the link does not work.
They're all pdf files, but they're opening fine on my end.
Here's the content of the first one:
MOTION FOR CONTINUANCE - CIVIL
IN THE ________ COURT
________________ COUNTY, OHIO
_____________________________ ) CASE NO.______________
's Name) )
_____________________________ ) MOTION FOR CONTINUANCE
Now comes (Your name) _______, and moves this Honorable Court for a
continuance of the hearing currently scheduled for (date you are asking for a continuance
The reason for this request is:________________________________________________________________________________________________________
(Print Your name here)
(Print Your Current address)
(Print Phone Number You can be reached at)
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
A copy of the foregoing has been sent via regular, U.S. Mail, postage prepaid to:
(Name and Address of Other Party, or Other Party
's Attorney) this ________ day of
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