By Regina Kiperman and Naomi Levin* Published in NYSBA Elder and Special Needs Law Journal | Winter 2017 | Vol. 27 | No. 1 17
Guardianships are a constantly evolving area of the law. Here is a summary of legislation and rules that impact guardianships that are pending, recently enacted
A unique feature of the Article 81 statute is a provision which grants a Court Evaluator (CE), an individual independently selected by the court, both
As discussed previously in Filing & Answering Article 81 Guardianship Petitions, a request for the appointment of a guardian for an alleged incapacitated person (AIP)
Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene Law (MHL), providing for proceedings for the appointment of a guardian for persons with incapacities, was enacted by the
A recent NYS court decision dismissing an Article 81 guardianship petition is instructive of the considerations of which attorneys filing such petitions must be aware.