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Legal Statutes: New York

UPDATED August 17, 2016

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Part 3. Hearing

back to topSec. 836. Adjournments



(a) The court may adjourn a fact-finding hearing or a dispositional hearing for good cause shown on its own motion or on motion of either party.

(b) At the conclusion of a fact-finding hearing and after it has made findings required before a dispositional hearing may commence, the court may adjourn the proceedings to enable it to make inquiry into the surroundings, conditions, and capacities of the persons involved in the proceedings.
History: (L.1962, c. 686; amended L.1963, c. 529, § 21.)