Program Chair: Clifford A. Meirowitz, Law Offices of Clifford A. Meirowitz, PLLC;
Faculty: Charles Barbuti, Law Office of Charles M. Barbuti, PC; Leona Beane, Law Offices of Leona Beane; Steven R. Finkelstein, Finkelstein & Virga, PC; Michele Lippa Gartner, NYS Office of Court Administration, Special Counsel for Surrogate & Fiduciary Matters; Alfreida B. Kenny, Law Offices of Alfreida B. Kenny; Tammy Lawlor, Miller & Milone; Wendy H. Sheinberg, Rivkin & Radler, LLP; Hon. Charles M. Troia, Richmond County Supreme Court; Edmond Wong, The Law Offices of Richard H. Lee
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:
Duties, Responsibilities & Ethics of the Guardian of the Person
and Property; Overview & Concepts of Article 81 and Comparison with
Guardians pursuant to SCPA Article 17 and 17A; The Court Evaluator:
Duties, Responsibilities & Ethics; Counsel for the AIP:
Responsibilities and Ethics; Part 36 Rules of Chief Judge; Identifying
and Addressing Abusive, Exploitative and Criminal Behavior Against Seniors through Guardianship; Forensic Accounting & Recovering
Misappropriated Funds; View from the Bench; Record Keeping &
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