Marshall, TX asked in Divorce, Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment for Texas

Q: I Just had last minute surgery. Court is Tues. I was never told a new hearing date for continuance. How can I file then?

Pro se- Efile in Texas. Only order given was of a final hearing April 11 that was post marked March 22. I called multiple times explaining the ordeal and just getting transferred and not helped. I also need more time for evidence and legal.

1 Lawyer Answer
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
  • Frisco, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: You need to file a verified motion for continuance attaching an affidavit or sworn declaration detailing the medical issue and necessity for your surgery. It would be beneficial to attach sufficient medical records to demonstrate your procedure is not elective and cannot wait.

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