RULE NO. 3 CONTINUANCES (CIVIL) A. Bench Trials - Stipulations. Once a trial has been set, the court will grant a continuance upon written stipulation of counsel filed within two (2) weeks of the date of issuance of the notice. The stipulation shall set forth a date certain for trial, obtained from the Calendar Coordinator. B. Bench Trials - Motion. Any other request for continuance shall be presented in person after notice to the opposing party, to a date and time to be scheduled by the Calendar Coordinator. The court shall grant a continuance only upon a showing of good cause. C. Jury Trials. Once a jury trial date has been set, all requests for a continuance must be in the form of a written motion with notice provided to opposing counsel (or party if a defendant is unrepresented) as set forth in (CRLJ 6(d)). A continuance will be granted upon a showing of good cause. D. Terms. If a continuance is granted it shall be upon the condition that the moving party pay all appropriate costs, including but not limited to attorney fees, witness fees and other costs directly related to the continuance. (Effective Date: 01/07/87)
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