Continuance requests are NOT guaranteed approval
All requests for continuances must be in writing and received by the City of Beaufort Municipal Court prior to the scheduled court date. All requests for continuances will be presented to the Judge, Officer and other case parties for consideration via email.
Once the Judge has reviewed the request and any other information provided by the parties in the case, he or she will grant or deny the request within 24 to 48 hours. It is the defendant's responsibility to ensure the Judge has answered the request prior to the scheduled court date and if it the request is granted the new court date and time.
If the Judge has not responded to the request prior to court, the defendant MUST appear in court to avoid the issuance of a bench warrant for failure to appear.
All requests should include a copy of your ticket, name, current mailing address, phone number and email address and the reason for the continuance.
Please fill out the Continuance Request form and return deliver to the:
City of Beaufort Municipal Court
1901 Boundary Street
Beaufort, SC 29902
or fax to (843) 986-5602
If you have further questions, please call 843-525-7036.