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Duluth GA

Request to Change Date of Court

If you need a change of court date, it must be submitted, in writing, to the court and be approved. The request to change your court date, must have your first and last name; your current mailing address; a telephone number, and e-mail address that you can be reached at.

Your request must be received in our office 5 business days prior to your original assigned court date. You may submit your request for change of court date via e-mail to continuance@duluthga.net  via facsimile at (678).512.3806; in person at the Court’s window; or via regular mail addressed to

The City of Duluth Municipal Court
Attn: Continuance

3276 Buford Highway
Duluth, GA 30096

Click here for Change Court Form

Attorneys: If you are an attorney's office, you will need to file a continuance in the form of a legal pleading.

                         Our business hours are Monday – Friday from 8:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

If your request has been granted, and you have recieved correspondence from the court, you will need to come and sign for your court date.  Your court date, may, in fact, have been moved to an earlier court date. Your court date will not be given to you, until you physically come to the courts window and sign for your court date. It is your responsibility to contact the court, if you have not heard from the court regarding your change of request. Please check your inbox and your spam folder. If you are approved, you will be expected to do the following:

You must come to our business office within 1-2 business days of receiving notice from the court informing you that your request has been granted. Please make sure you bring your i.d. with you when you come to sign for the new court date.Once you have signed for the new court date, a copy will be given to you at that time. We cannot fax, e-mail, or give you your new court date over the telephone, this must be done in person.

If you fail to appear for your rescheduled court date, you may be assessed late fees or license suspension fees and potentially a warrant for your arrest.