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Good evening. First, you would want to contact the other party and see if they will agree to it or oppose it. If they agree, it can be an agreed order, if it was set by them but if it was not and set by the court, then you could advise the Judge there is no objection. In the body of the motion, you want to explain to the Judge why you need it continued and show good cause. Then, you file it with the clerk of court and send copies to all parties, including the Judge. As long as you have a good faith basis to ask that it be continued, the Judge should grant it.
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