There are really two issues to address here as they pertain to a continuance: first, the lack of timeliness of the GAL report and second, the psychological evaluations. The underlying factor here is that a Court has full discretion of whether or not to grant a continuance- it is up to you to convince the Court that a continuance is proper and necessary. When a trial schedule is set, deadlines are usually imposed for submitting reports, disclosing witnesses, etc. While each court may have...