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Certified Guardian, Court Evaluator and Counsel for AIP Training: Certification Program Approved by Office of Court Administration

Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 9:00 AM --5:00 PM

Registration for this course is now closed.

Intended Audience:

Non-attorneys (no CLE credit) may attend the program for $50. Register above as "Law Office Staff."

Location: 2nd floor Auditorium

Course ID: C12042012

Number of Sessions: 1

Credits: 7 MCLE Credits: 1 Ethics; 2 Skills; 4 Professional Practice; Transitional and Non-transitional
7 MCLE Credits

Course Description:

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.


Program Chair: Clifford A. Meirowitz, Law Offices of Clifford A. Meirowitz PLLC

Faculty:  Tammy R. Lawlor, Esq, Miller & Milone; Michele Lippa Gartner, Esq, NYS Office of Court Administration, Guardian & Fiduciary Services Guardianship Proceedings; Peachetta S. deFreitas, Esq, Law Offices of Alfreida B. Kenny; Linda Redlisky, Esq, Rafferty & Redlisky, LLP; Peter J. Strauss, Esq, Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.; Wendy H. Sheinberg, Esq., Davidow Davidow Siegel & Stern, LLP; Hon. Lottie E. Wilkins, Supreme Court, New York County; Steven R. Finkelstein, Esq, Finkelstein & Virga, P.C.; Peggy Barbanel, Esq., Peggy Barbanel, Esq.

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