2006 New York Code - Trial.

    §  774.  Trial. Where triable issues of fact are raised, they shall be
  tried by the court without a jury at the  time  when  issue  is  joined.
  However,  the court, in its discretion, may grant an adjournment of such
  trial at request of either party, if it determines that  an  adjournment
  is  necessary  to  enable either of the parties to procure the necessary
  witnesses,  or  upon  consent  of  all  the  parties  who  appear.  Such
  adjournment  shall  not  be for more than five days except by consent of
  all the parties who appear.

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