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First time continuances 

You can continue your first court appearance one time only online or by phone in most Municipal Court cases.

Request a continuance online

Cases not eligible for continuances online or by phone

  • Domestic violence cases
  • Non-payable housing and animal violation cases
  • Cases that were previously continued
  • Cases that are beyond the first appearance

If your case is not eligible for a continuance online or by phone you may

  • Come to a walk-in docket before your next scheduled court date and request a continuance.
  • Send your continuance request to the court. Include your reason(s) and any supporting documents.
    • The information will be given to the judge to review.
    • Please allow 2 to 3 business days for a response.  
    • It is the sole discretion of the judge whether to allow a continuance.
    • The judge may decide not to continue your case.
    • If your case is not continued you must appear at your scheduled court date.
    • Failure to appear will result in failure to appear warrant