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Criminal and Traffic Hearing Continuance Requests

Court administration may address a request for continuance of a hearing in some scenarios (click to view the Administrative Order- Wright County Continuance Policy).  All other requests to continue hearings related to criminal and traffic cases must be in writing and submitted to a judge for approval.  If you are represented by an attorney, your attorney must make the request.  Except for arraignments, you must have advance approval from the prosecutor that the matter may be continued. 

Your request must contain the following information:

  • your name
  • file number
  • current court date
  • reason for continuance
  • confirmation that the prosecutor is in agreement (note specifically who you talked to) - Related Agency Contact Information
  • a contact phone number

Or use this form:

Request for Continuance

Mail your request to: 

Court Administration
Attention:  Criminal/Traffic
Wright County Government Center
10 Second St NW Rm 201
Buffalo MN 55313-1192

 Or, fax your request to:


If your request is granted, you will be contacted by Court Administration.  It may be your responsibility to notify all other parties involved of the new court date and time.