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Hi and thanks 4 a timely response. I live in South Carolina

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Hi and thanks 4 a timely response. I live in South Carolina and I have 2 traffic violations coming up this month in the state of Maryland. 1 is on the 15th at 1:15 for driving an uninsured vehicle and the 2nd is on the 21st at 2:00 for driving with a suspended license. They are at to different Court houses on two different days. BC I am coming from S.C. Can I write to get the Courts to postpone and set new trail dates that are on the same day..and what terminology is best suited?
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The trials are in two different courts and two different cities in MD?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Yes they are... and I apologize I thought I rated you..I will rate again

Thank you for your response. Thank you for the ratings as well.

If they are in multiple counties, you have to file a separate motion in both counties. The fact you are out of state and are coming to MD for the purpose of trial is good cause to set them at the same date, but they will still have to be heard in the two separate counties, so this could cause you a problem too because if they are both set at the same date and time you still will not be able to make it to both of them. Thus, you need to ask one for a specific date on a continuance and ask the other court for a date the next day and will have to do this in two days unless one court is only in the morning and the other is only in the afternoons and then you may be able to make it.

Before you submit the motions call the clerk at each court and explain the situation and see if they will work with you before you file your motions to continue and reset so you can get dates straight as the court is only going to be granting a continuance for this reason usually only one time.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

They are in the same County.

Thank you for your response, you said above they were in two different courts and cities, which was the reason for my reply.

If they are being held in the same court, then you can file a motion for continuance for both cases (and put both case numbers on the motion) and then in the motion explain as you have two cases and are traveling from out of state you are asking the court continue and reset both cases for the same date and most all times they will do so.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I'm sorry 4 confusion but its the same county, diffrent Court houses

Okay, thank you for clarifying that.

You would then need two separate motions, one for each court and explain the same thing and ask for them to be set the same date and most all times the courts will do so to accommodate you.
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