You may request one continuance 24 hours in advance of your court date. Contact the court by phone at (816) 331-2798 or at check-in. All other requests for continuance must be before the judge on your assigned court date. The judge cannot take telephone calls or see you outside of the courtroom. Continuances left on voicemail will not be granted. The court office does not answer telephone calls after 5:00 p.m. on the day of court.