Application For Continuance Form. This is a Pennsylvania form and can be use in Westmoreland Local County.
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IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF WESTMORELAND COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA CRIMINAL COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA vs. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CASE NO. (Defendant) APPLICATION FOR CONTINUANCE AND NOW, this day of (Court Event) Defense Attorney scheduled for ____________ (date) hereby requests continuance of the on the above-captioned case for the reason that:_____________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ BY: _______________________________________ Attorney for the Defendant - Signature CONSENTING: _______________________________________ Attorney for the Commonwealth - Signature WAIVER OF RIGHTS UNDER PENNSYLVANIA RULE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE 600 I have been informed of and understand my rights under Pennsylvania Rule of Criminal Procedure 600. Rule 600 provides that my trial must begin no later than 365 days after the date that the criminal complaint was filed against me. If my trial does not begin within that period of time, I have a right under the rule to have the charges dismissed, and I would not be tried on these charges. I also understand that under the rule I may not be incarcerated prior to trial longer than 180 days after the filing of the charges and that after 180 days I would be entitled to be released on nominal bond pending disposition of my case. Nevertheless, I hereby give up these rights during the period of the continuance requested, that is from today to the end of the trial term in which my case is rescheduled, with the understanding that the period of this continuance will not count in computing Rule 600 time. Date of Complaint:____________________________________________ Defendant Signature ORDER AND NOW, this day of upon presentation of the application and waiver, the continuance is: GRANTED(and the time is excluded for Rule 600 purposes) DENIED. during the____ . The case is to be rescheduled for a ________________ BY THE COURT: ,J. WHITE-Clerk REV. 7/3/13 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com YELLOW-Counsel PINK-District Attorney GOLD-Court Administrator