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A "motion" is a general term. Most anything filed with a court, aside from the original petition (or complaint), is some sort of a motion. It's just a request for whatever. If you need more time to prepare for trial, you file a Motion for Continuance. If you want to change venue, you would just file a motion to change venue (sometimes called Motion for Forum Non-Conveniens) and state the reasons for why the motion should be granted. Generally, a change of venue means moving the case to another county. If the case is moved, the receiving court would most likely set a new scheduling order for the proceedings, to give the court time to get a grip on the new case, before diving into trial. I hope this helps. If it does, please accept my answer and provide positive feedback so I can get paid. If not, please let me know so I can try to get you a better answer.