ARTICLE 81 OF THE MENTAL HYGIENE LAW
Under Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene Law, persons appointed as a court evaluator or guardian, in almost all cases, must receive training approved by the Office of Court Administration. This program has been approved by the Office of Court Administration for such purposes. The highly qualified and experienced practitioners in the health, elder and guardianship law fields on the faculty will highlight the latest legal and regulatory developments in this area as well as the fundamentals of how to serve as an effective guardian or court evaluator. This program fulfills the training requirements for enrollment on the Part 36 Fiduciary Eligibility List as guardian, court evaluator, and attorney for alleged incapacitated persons.
PROGRAM LOCATIONS & DIRECTIONS
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Tuesday, December 4, 2018 | NYC
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 | Albany
Pre-register for the Video Replay on December 19, 2018
7.5 MCLE Credits: 3.0 Areas of Professional Practice; 2.0 Skills; 2.5 Ethics
Trusts & Estates Law Section, Elder Law & Special Needs Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education
Trusts & Estates Law Section Chair, Natalia Murphy, Esq., Citi Private Bank, NYC
Elder Law & Special Needs Section Chair, Judith D. Grimaldi, Grimaldi & Yeung, LLP, NYC
Not Able to Attend in Person?
The Video Replay and available for purchase enabling you to watch on your schedule and earn your MCLE credits.
PROGRAM AGENDA & FACULTY
The New York State Bar Association’s Trusts & Estate Law Section, Elder Law & Special Needs Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education are pleased to present Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene Law.
Program Agenda Topics
Introduction and Orientation
- Article 81 Comparison with SCPA 17-A
- Orientation to Medical Terminology
- Commencing a Guardianship Proceeding
- Court Evaluator
- Hearing and Order
Hot Topics and Recent Developments
- Legal Duties and Responsibilities of a Guardian
- Health Care Decision Making
- Part 36 of the Rules of the Chief Judge
- Legal Fees and Who is the Client
- Role of MHLS
Program Planning Chair
Patricia Shevy, Esq., The Shevy Law Firm, Albany
Local Program Chairs
Lisa M. Buccini, Esq., Rensselaer
County Surrogates Court, Troy
New York City
Sally M. Donahue, Esq., Jaspan Schlesinger,
LLP, Garden City
Michael P. Ryan, Esq., Jaspan Schlesinger, LLP, Garden City
Anthony Rossi, Esq., New York Unified Court System, Albany
Julie B. Friedman, Esq., Mental Hygiene Legal Service, Appellate Division, Third Judicial District, Albany
Hon. Paul V. Morgan, Rensselaer County Surrogate’s Court Judge, Troy
Jennifer Corcoran, Esq., Tully Rinckey, PLLC, Albany
Aaron Carbone, Esq., Vella, Carbone & Associates, LLP, Delmar
New York City
Michele Gartner, Esq., Office of Court Administration,
Joan Roberts, Esq., Kassoff, Robert & Lerner, LLP,
Ira Salzman, Esq., Goldfarb Abrandt Salzman &
Kutzin, LLP, NYC
David A. Smith, Esq., Law Office of David A. Smith, PLLC, Garden City
A. Sullivan, Esq., Seward & Kissel, NYC
Danielle M. Visvader, Esq., Abrams Fensterman, LLP, Lake Success
Felice Wechsler, Esq. Mental Hygiene Legal Services, NYC
NYSBA Members: $175
Co-Sponsoring Section Members: $150
Non-Members: $ 275
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