Examples of continuance in a Sentence
No changes to the property are allowed during the continuance of the lease.
The lawyer asked the judge for a continuance.
Recent Examples of continuance from the Web
Hardy's defense attorneys, Claude Kelly and Valerie Welz Jusselin filed an unopposed motion requesting continuances for the July 31 trial date and a July 6 pretrial conference.
U.S. Magistrate Judge John Martin wrote, in his order, that failing to grant the continuance would not allow the attorneys time to prepare for trial.
Tribune interviews and a review of the circuit clerk court files revealed nearly all of the more than 100 continuances were agreed upon by both sides.
Oak Brook had a May 30 deadline to respond to Oakbrook Terrace's motion to dismiss the case; however attorneys representing Oak Brook asked for, and were given, a continuance until July 13, Village Manager Rick Ginex said.
Last August, Jeffs’s public defender, Kathryn Nester, filed court documents requesting a continuance because the religious leader was still nowhere to be found, The Post’s Cleve Wootson reported.
It was originally slated to begin on Jan. 17, but was later moved to April 10 after the first of two motions for continuance, according to court records.
The June 20 continuance is scheduled for five more hours.
The project was set for approval back in January but after hearing from several residents at that commission meeting, the developers, TWJ Alhambra LLC, requested a continuance on the item.
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First Known Use of continuance
CONTINUANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of continuance for English Language Learners
: the act of continuing for a long period of time
: the period of time when something continues
law : a legal decision that a court case will continue at a later date
CONTINUANCE Defined for Kids
Definition of continuance for Students
: the act of going on or lasting for a long time the long continuance of peace
Legal Definition of continuance
: the postponement of the court proceedings in a case to a future day
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