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Court Procedures

Continuances

​​​Request a Continuance

Continuance​ for a Court Date/Docket:

 You may submit a Motion to Continue electronically by clicking here​You may also request a motion to continue in writing by mail or by email to courtclerks@coppelltx.gov.  The judge will make a decision whether or not to grant the continuance. ​

Continuance for Jury Trial or Trial by Court:

If you request a continuance for your trial,  the request must be in writing and submitted to the court with your reasons three days before trial.  or you may submit a Motion to Continue electronically by clicking here. The judge will make a decision whether or not to grant the continuance. 

You may request a continuance for a trial (Jury Trial or Trial by Court) for  the following reasons:​

  • A religious holy day where the tenets of your religious organization prohibit members from participating in secular activities such as court proceedings (you must file an affidavit with the court stating this information); or
  • Upon sufficient cause shown as determined by the judge.


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