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How to postpone an arraignment a second time in municipal court.

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Hire an attorney. Because if you continue to not appear the court will issue a warrant. Once you are arraigned most municipal courts are fairly reasonable when it comes to adjournments except for DWI cases.

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You need permission from the court. They are not likely to give you more than one unless you have a lawyer or an emergency.

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Some courts will allow you to enter a not guilty plea in Municipal Court by attorney's letter and thereby postpone the case. This is not always the case because not all Municipal Courts are run the same way.

Good luck-

Note: For informational purposes only. Seek an in person consultation with an attorney to be informed about all of your rights.

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I agree with my colleagues. You need to corroborate an excuse at this point (like a doctor's note etc.) or get an attorney. But why the concern about an arraignment? If it to buy time the best way is with an attorney.

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