Downloadable editable Motion for Continuance with an order used in an adoption case. This version of the continuance could be used as a shell for any continuance motion in Texas in any civil case. This particular motion was used in a Harris County Adoption case.
If a person cannot appear for a court date and needs to change the date, the proper method is to write a motion for continuance and electronically file it with the court. Then, on the date of the hearing, you approach the court and ask that it grant your motion for continuance. It will be difficult to do this without a lawyer.