Advice 1: How to postpone a court session

When considering the case of a participant in the process, you may need to move or postpone the court meeting to a later date. This may be due to the need to consult a professional lawyer, to provide new evidence to conclude the agreement. The right to qualified legal assistance is enshrined in the Constitution, the court cannot refuse adjournment if you need time to contact a lawyer. Civil process is strictly regulated, the grounds and procedure adjournment of the hearing fixed in the Civil procedure code.
You will need
  • the documents confirming inability to participate in the meeting: a copy of the sick list, travel documents, tickets.
At the initiative of the parties to the proceedings. If the necessary delay is known in advance, state the request in the beginning of the meeting (after reviewing the procedural rights), justify the reasons for adjournment of the case. The petition may be prepared in writing and submitted to the court. Oral statements are recorded in the minutes of the meeting. Petition allowed by the court without retiring to the deliberation room based on the views of other persons involved in the case.
Provide documents confirming inability to participate in the meeting: a copy of the sick list, travel documents, tickets. When deciding on the petition, the court shall consider the gravity causes. The continuance may be denied because the law establishes time limits for consideration of the case. For example, civil cases must be completed within two months from the date of receipt of the claim to the court.
At the initiative of the court. The court postpones the hearing in cases where the trial is impossible without more evidence or due to the need to involve others. adjournment decision is made, the reasons for deposits, the steps which need to be made to participants in the process, and the date of the next meeting taking into account the time required for the notice of the participants (missing) and receive evidence.
At the initiative of both parties. The parties can say in conjunction to move the date of the meeting in connection with the Commission proceedings, for example, to enter into a settlement agreement to resolve the dispute through the mediation process (i.e. to enlist the help of a mediator, the mediator).

Advice 2: How to transfer court session

Most modern legal issues decided by the courts. With your participation at the hearing you will receive a summons. It will be an official document, explaining the reason for your absence from the workplace. However, it is sometimes necessary to postpone the court session for another day.
If you are unable to appear for valid reason, contact with a written petition to the court in which the case will be considered. The petition must specify:
- full name of the court;
- the surname, a name, a patronymic, a procedural situation in the present case, the residence address;
- reasons for applying for postponement of the hearing;
- list of documents, confirming this fact;
- the period for which you are asking to postpone consideration of the case.

The petition must be printed in two copies. One copy you leave in the registry of the court on the second will be stamped that the claim is accepted. The second copy will remain with you.

The petition can also be sent by telegram to the court.
The court can automatically be transferred in case of absence of important players in the process without good reason. At the same time, if it happens again a few times, this side of the trial it is possible to bring to court drive. In this case, judicial session is appointed by the judge for the day. Bailiffs are instructed on compulsory delivery to the court. Of course, this will also result in the postponement of the meeting.
The meeting may be postponed also in the case of delay time to the end of the working hours of the court. In this case, the judge can also make decisions about the postponement.
In addition, the meeting will be automatically postponed if the appointed time is a festive day, or if one of the participants was not provided on-call lawyer for free. In the latter case, the processing time can be postponed to a later date to give the possibility of assigned counsel to familiarize with the case materials, together with the party whose interests he represents.
The date of the meeting will be postponed if there is a petition on the appointment of the hearing to another day in the case of waiting for a response to legal or judicial inquiry. This request may be made orally or in written form.
After the transfer case begins to be seen again.
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