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NYSBA CLE – Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene Law

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December 04, 2018


Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene Law 2018 NYC

Date: Tuesday, December 04, 2018


Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time


NYSBA Member: $175


Program Description


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.


Sponsored by the Committee on Continuing Legal Education and the Trusts & Estates Law and Elder Law & Special Needs Sections


Live CLE Program


NYC | Tuesday, December 4, 2018


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


NYSBA Member: $175 | Section Member & Early Bird Registration: $150


Non-Member: $275


Agenda Topics

  • Article 81 Comparison with SCPA 17-A
  • Orientation to Medical Terminology
  • The Proceeding
  • Commencing a Guardianship Proceeding
  • Court Evaluator
  • Hearing and Order
  • Hot Topics and Recent Development
  • Guardianship
  • Legal Duties and Responsibilities of a Guardian
  • Health Care Decision Making
  • Resources
  • Part 36 of the Rules of the Chief Judge
  • Representation
  • Counsel
  • Legal Fees and Who is the Client
  • Role of MHLS

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