California Code of Civil Procedure Section 594a

CA Civ Pro Code § 594a (2017)  

The court may, of its own motion, postpone the trial, if at the time fixed for the trial the court is engaged in the trial of another action; or if, as provided in section 473 of this code, an amendment of the pleadings, or the allowance of time to make such amendment, or to plead, renders a postponement necessary.

(Added by Stats. 1933, Ch. 744.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018