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Maryland: Senate committee debated whether parties in a civil case should be automatically given continuances, without judicial approval, if the parties agree - Gavel to Gavel
A plan introduced earlier this year in the Maryland Senate could have effectively stripped judges in civil cases of the ability to deny many continuances. SB 250, as introduced, provided that if all parties to a civil proceeding agreed to a continuance “a court shall continue” the proceeding. Current law provides a continuance may be … Continue reading Maryland: Senate committee debated whether parties in a civil case should be automatically given continuances, without judicial approval, if the parties agree