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  517.071.  Continuation of case, when — rescheduling. — 1.  A case shall be continued to a day certain upon the request of any party made on or before the return date of the summons.

  2.  A case may be continued to a day certain, not exceeding thirty days, upon:

  (1)  The motion of the judge without consent of any party; or

  (2)  The agreement of all parties; or

  (3)  The application of any party and for good cause shown.

  3.  A case may be continued generally as follows:

  (1)  By written agreement of all parties; or

  (2)  When all defendants have not been timely served with process; or

  (3)  If it appears to the judge that there is discovery or other trial preparation to be done that would reasonably require more than thirty days.

  4.  When a case has been continued generally, it may be rescheduled for trial or other proceeding before the court on fifteen days' written notice to all parties.

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(L. 1985 S.B. 5, et al., A.L. 1988 H.B. 1660)


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