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Traffic Violations Bureau Continuance (payable offense only):

To have your TVB case continued you may appear in the State Court Clerk’s Office prior to your court date or you must appear on your scheduled court date and time to request a continuance from the Court.

If you need to request a continuance by mail or email the designated form must be completed and sent to the Clerk of State Court more than 48 hours before your present court date. If you are unable to submit the continuance request within the designated time listed above you must appear at the Clerk 's Office on your date.   Please Note:  Unless you receive confirmation that the court date has been continued, the request is deemed denied.  If the event you don't receive confirmation then you must appear on the scheduled court date to handle your citation. If you don't then we will notify the Georgia Department of Drivers Services and a FTA will be issued.  Please read the form in its entirety before completing it. Please download Adobe Acrobat Reader before attempting to download the continuance form if you don't have Adobe Acrobat Reader.  You may update address information on this form as well. This form is only for Traffic Violations Bureau cases and not case where you must appear. Upon receipt of the signed form the Clerk’s Office will make every attempt to notify you within (3) business days regarding your request. However, granting a continuance is discretionary with the Court.

If you mail this document please send it to:

Coweta County State Court Clerk’s Office
P.O. Box 884, Newnan, Georgia 30264

If you email you can just select the email option on the top of the form and it will send it directly the designated email account which is statecourttraffic@coweta.ga.us.  Please do not fax this form.

Notice regarding must appear cases (misdemeanor cases):

To have case continued you must appear in Court on your scheduled court date and request a continuance from the judge. NO CONTINUANCES WILL BE GRANTED OVER THE TELEPHONE.

Change of Address Form -- Completed form must be returned to the Clerk of State Court's Office, 72 Greenville Street, Newnan, GA 30263 or by mail at P.O. Box 884, Newnan, Ga. 30264. You can find the change address form by clicking on the link forms in the State Court Clerk Webpage.

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