LCrRLJ 8.2B MOTION FOR CONTINUANCE All motions for continuance shall be in writing and supported by an affidavit substantially in the form of attachment A hereto. The moving party will set forth in the affidavit the following information: 1. Date of arraignment; 2. Date the trial is currently set; 3. Dates of prior continuances and which party requested the same; 4. Reason for this requested continuance, including the date the information upon which this motion is made came to the attention of the moving party; 5. If the request is based on the unavailability of witnesses, include the earliest date the witnesses will be available (whether before or after the current trial date set); 6. Any other facts known to the moving party bearing on questions of due diligence in moving for the continuance or which will assist the court in setting an appropriate date if the continuance is granted. The non-moving party if in opposition to the motion for continuance, when given five (5) working days notice of the motion, shall file an affidavit setting forth any prejudice their client will suffer if the continuance is granted. Failure to file such an affidavit shall be deemed a waiver of a claim of prejudice by the non-moving party. In the District Court No. One, Pierce County Washington ) State of Washington ) Affidavit in Support ) of Motion to Continue Plaintiff ) -vs- ) CASE NO.(s) ) ) Defendant. ) _________________________________) State of Washington ) ) ss. County of Pierce ) The undersigned, being first duly sworn on oath deposes and says: 1. Defendant was arraigned ____________________ 2. Trial date is currently set for ____________________ 3. Prior continuances have been requested by ____________________ 4. The reason for the prior request was ____________________ 5. The basis for this motion is ____________________ 6. Date information basing this motion became available is ________ 7. If the request is based on the unavailability of witnesses, what is the earliest date the witnesses will be available, whether before or after the current trial date set _________________________________________________________________ 8. Any other facts known to the moving party bearing on questions of due diligence in moving for the continuance or which will assist the court in setting an appropriate date if the continuance is granted. _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________ Defendant\Defense Counsel\Prosecuting Attorney Subscribed and sworn to before me this ____ day of ___________, 19___. _____________________________________________ Notary Public in and for the State of Washington residing at _____________________.
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