WMLCrRLJ 3.3 TIME FOR TRIAL WMCrRLJ 3.3 (h)(3): Any agreed order or stipulation for continuance, or resetting shall be signed by the parties or their attorneys, prior to presentation to the judge or commissioner. Unsigned stipulations, agreed orders for continuance or resetting shall be deemed incomplete and not entertained by the court. WMCrRLJ 3.3 (h)(4): Properly prepared agreed orders or stipulations for continuance or resetting may be granted without hearing, but the clerk shall make the appropriate docket entry. WMCrRLJ 3.3 (h)(5): The Court may impose terms for continuance or resetting. WMCrRLJ 3.3 (k)(1): The Clerk shall set a status conference on each case set for trial. WMCrRLJ 3.3 (k)(2): Status conferences shall be set not less than two weeks prior to this trial date. WMCrRLJ 3.3 (k)(3): Failure of a defendant to appear at the status conference shall be grounds for striking the trial date and issuance of a warrant for defendant's arrest. WMCrRLJ 3.3 (k)(4): Failure of a defendant to contact counsel prior to the status conference may result in such terms and attorney's fees as the court may deem necessary being imposed against the defendant. WMCrRLJ 3.3 (k)(5): Failure of a defendant to appear at the time and date scheduled for any mandatory hearing or trial, or appearing after the time set for the case it shall be considered a failure to appear for speedy trial purposes, apprehension or subsequent appearance.
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