Course ID: DV120910
Credits: 7 MCLE Credits
7 MCLE Credits: 1 Ethics; 2 Skills; 4 Professional Practice; Non-transitional
Peachetta S. deFreitas, Esq., Law Offices of Alfreida B. Kenny
Steven R. Finkelstein, Esq., Finkelstein & Virga, P.C.
Alfreida B. Kenny, Esq., Law Offices of Alfreida B. Kenny
Tammy R. Lawlor, Esq., Miller & Milone
Marcie Serber., NYS Office of Court Administration,Guardian and Fiduciary Services Guardianship Proceedings
Hon. Ellen Spodek, Supreme Court, Kings County
Peter J. Strauss, Esq., Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
Edward M. Virshup, Court Examiner
Clifford A. Meirowitz, Law Offices of Clifford A. Meirowitz PLLC
Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene Law requires that persons wishing to serve as Court Evaluators or Certified Guardians receive training approved by the Office of Court Administration (OCA). This approved training program covers all the topics required by OCA.
Some of the issues discussed include: Guardianship Proceedings: Overview and Concepts of Article 81 and Comparison with Guardians Pursuant to SCPA Article 17 and 17A; Mental Health Issues; Part 36 Rules of Chief Judge; The Court Evaluator: Duties, Responsibilities & Ethics and The Attorney for the Alleged Incapacitated Person; Duties, Responsibilities and Ethics of the Guardians of the Property; Duties, Responsibilities and Ethics of the Guardian of the Person; The Deficit Reduction Act and Guardianships; View from the Bench: The Hearing; Record Keeping and Reporting Responsibilities.
Non-attorneys: Call 212-267-6646, ext. 215 for special pricing.
Original Tape Date: December 13, 2011
All Programs include: (1) Affirmation and (1) DVD/CD packet.
To receive CLE credit for program on DVD/CD: DVD/CDs are embedded with CLE codes that you must copy onto a supplied affirmation sheet. Return the signed and dated affirmation to the NYCLA CLE Institute to be issued a CLE certificate. We recommend that you watch/listen to DVD/CDs as soon as possible. We can only issue CLE credit if the law is still current. The date of your signed affirmation will determine the date of your CLE certificate.
Course Materials: DVDs have a PDF file of the course materials on the DVD itself. CD orders will come with a separate CD with a PDF file of the course materials. Written materials provided only upon request.