Honorable Carl F. Gerds III

38th District Court

Adjournment Procedures

Requests for Adjournments are discouraged, but will be considered for good cause.  No adjournments will be granted less than seven days before the scheduled court date unless there are verifiable emergency circumstances.

To request an adjournment of an informal hearing on a civil infraction, please contact the Traffic Department at 586-445-5020.

To request an adjournment of a formal hearing, criminal pretrial, bench trial, jury trial, exam, pre exam conference or sentencing, please complete aStipulation and Order for Adjournment [PDF] and contact the Criminal Department at 586-445-5020 ext. 3003 for further instructions.  Please note that if the 21 day requirement has not been waived on an exam, an adjournment cannot be granted.

To request an adjournment of a civil pretrial, bench trial or jury trial, please complete aStipulation and Order for Adjournment [PDF] and contact the Civil Department at 586-445-5020 ext. 3007 for further instructions.