Small Claims Court Motion For Continuance
by Stephanie from Orlando, Florida, Orange County
How to file for a continuance / date change?
I understand it's a Motion?
What steps do I need to do?
Answer to Florida Court Forms Question
What you need to do is to file what is called a Motion for Continuance.
It includes the heading for the circuit and county; names of the Plaintiff and Defendant; case number; the title is "Motion for Continuance".
Then request a continuance and give the reasons for your request.
File it with the clerk of court, and send a copy of the motion you file to the other party.
Below is a sample of the format for a common Motion for Continuance:
Sample Motion For Continuance
IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR ________ COUNTY, FLORIDA
County Civil .
MOTION FOR CONTINUANCE
COMES NOW the ___________________ and moves this Honorable Court to:
The reason for this request is:
I HEREBY CERTIFY that a copy hereof has been furnished by _______ mailed; ______faxed and mailed; ______ hand delivered; to the persons listed below on _________ day of __________ 20 ____.
City State Zip:______________________
Printed Name: _____________________
City State Zip: _____________________
Telephone No.: _____________________
End Sample Motion Form
Just copy and paste the above into your word processor or text editor, format it to your liking and fill in the blanks.
If you prefer, US Legal publishes this professionally prepared Motion for Continuance and Notice of Motion forms packet.
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