Form JD-CR-51 "Motion for Continuance - Criminal Matters" - Connecticut

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Download Form JD-CR-51 "Motion for Continuance - Criminal Matters" - Connecticut

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MOTION FOR CONTINUANCE -
ADA NOTICE
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
CRIMINAL MATTERS
The
Judicial
Branch
of
the
State
SUPERIOR COURT
of Connecticut complies with the Americans
JD-CR-51 Rev. 11-17
with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need a
www.jud.ct.gov
C.G.S §§ 54-82c, 54-86k, 54-186, 54-199
reasonable accommodation in accordance
P.B. §§ 36-20, 40-5, 43-6, 44-13, 44-18
with the ADA, contact a court clerk or an ADA
contact person listed at www.jud.ct.gov/ADA.
Instructions To Person Making Motion
Fill out all sections of this form except the Order section and file it with the Clerk of the Court at least three (3) days before the date of the scheduled event.
Name of case (State v. Full name of Defendant)
Docket number
Defendant Incarcerated
Yes
No
Address of court (Number, street, town and zip code)
Judicial
Geographical
District
Area Number
Date of motion
Date of event to be continued
Name of Judge who scheduled the event (If known)
Person making motion is:
State's Attorney
Defendant's Attorney
Defendant
Other
Firm name (if applicable)
Address
Phone number (with area code)
Event for which continuance is requested:
("X" all that apply)
Arraignment
Motion
Plea
Disposition
Pretrial
Sentencing
Court Trial
Other
Jury Trial
Reason(s) for continuance request:
("X" reason(s) and explain below)
Counsel not ready
Lay witness not available (provide name below)
Discovery not complete
Expert witness not available (provide name below)
Counsel not available
Other
Party not available (provide name below)
Explain
For the above reason(s), I request this case be continued to (date):
or
at the court's discretion.
I have contacted all counsel and self-represented parties of record about my intention to seek a continuance.
Consent
Do Not Consent
Have not responded
All of the counsel and self-represented parties:
to the above motion for continuance and requested continuance date.
Note: An agreement to continue a matter does not mean that the motion will automatically be granted by the court.
I agree to be responsible for notifying my client, if applicable, and all counsel of record and self-represented parties whether the
continuance is granted or denied, and if granted, the new date of the scheduled event.
Certification
I certify that a copy of this document was or will immediately be mailed or delivered electronically or non-electronically on
(date)
to all attorneys and self-represented parties of record and that written consent for electronic delivery was
received from all attorneys and self-represented parties of record who received or will immediately be receiving electronic delivery.
Name and address of each party and attorney that copy was or will be mailed or delivered to*
*If necessary, attach additional sheet or sheets with name and address which the copy was or will be mailed or delivered to.
Signed (Signature of filer/Connecticut Attorney)
Print or type name of person signing
Date signed
u
Mailing address (Number, street, town, state and zip code)
Telephone number
Motion for Continuance is:
Event Continued to:
Signed (Judge)
Date
Order
Granted
Denied
Print Form
Reset Form
MOTION FOR CONTINUANCE -
ADA NOTICE
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
CRIMINAL MATTERS
The
Judicial
Branch
of
the
State
SUPERIOR COURT
of Connecticut complies with the Americans
JD-CR-51 Rev. 11-17
with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need a
www.jud.ct.gov
C.G.S §§ 54-82c, 54-86k, 54-186, 54-199
reasonable accommodation in accordance
P.B. §§ 36-20, 40-5, 43-6, 44-13, 44-18
with the ADA, contact a court clerk or an ADA
contact person listed at www.jud.ct.gov/ADA.
Instructions To Person Making Motion
Fill out all sections of this form except the Order section and file it with the Clerk of the Court at least three (3) days before the date of the scheduled event.
Name of case (State v. Full name of Defendant)
Docket number
Defendant Incarcerated
Yes
No
Address of court (Number, street, town and zip code)
Judicial
Geographical
District
Area Number
Date of motion
Date of event to be continued
Name of Judge who scheduled the event (If known)
Person making motion is:
State's Attorney
Defendant's Attorney
Defendant
Other
Firm name (if applicable)
Address
Phone number (with area code)
Event for which continuance is requested:
("X" all that apply)
Arraignment
Motion
Plea
Disposition
Pretrial
Sentencing
Court Trial
Other
Jury Trial
Reason(s) for continuance request:
("X" reason(s) and explain below)
Counsel not ready
Lay witness not available (provide name below)
Discovery not complete
Expert witness not available (provide name below)
Counsel not available
Other
Party not available (provide name below)
Explain
For the above reason(s), I request this case be continued to (date):
or
at the court's discretion.
I have contacted all counsel and self-represented parties of record about my intention to seek a continuance.
Consent
Do Not Consent
Have not responded
All of the counsel and self-represented parties:
to the above motion for continuance and requested continuance date.
Note: An agreement to continue a matter does not mean that the motion will automatically be granted by the court.
I agree to be responsible for notifying my client, if applicable, and all counsel of record and self-represented parties whether the
continuance is granted or denied, and if granted, the new date of the scheduled event.
Certification
I certify that a copy of this document was or will immediately be mailed or delivered electronically or non-electronically on
(date)
to all attorneys and self-represented parties of record and that written consent for electronic delivery was
received from all attorneys and self-represented parties of record who received or will immediately be receiving electronic delivery.
Name and address of each party and attorney that copy was or will be mailed or delivered to*
*If necessary, attach additional sheet or sheets with name and address which the copy was or will be mailed or delivered to.
Signed (Signature of filer/Connecticut Attorney)
Print or type name of person signing
Date signed
u
Mailing address (Number, street, town, state and zip code)
Telephone number
Motion for Continuance is:
Event Continued to:
Signed (Judge)
Date
Order
Granted
Denied
Print Form
Reset Form