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Article 81 Guardianship Training

Article 81 Guardianship Training


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 Chair: Sara E. Meyers, Esq., Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP

Program Chair: Laura M. Brancato, Esq., Littman Krooks, LLP

Danielle M. Visvader, Esq., Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP

Lisa Herman, Esq., Mental Hygiene Legal Service ,Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, 2nd Judicial Department

Joseph M. Accetta, Esq., Court Attorney/Referee, Westchester County Supreme Court, 9th Judicial District

Hon. Robert M. Di Bella, Supreme Court Justice, Westchester County Supreme Court, 9th Judicial District

Michelle Lippa Gartner, Esq., Office of Court Administration, Special Counsel for Surrogate & Fiduciary Matters

Peter Travitsky, Esq., New York Legal Assistance Group

Nicolas J. Orecki, Esq., Rowlands & LeBrou, PLLC

Section Member Price: $175.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $250.00
Published Date:
  • October 21, 2021
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VLK51
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 3.5
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Skills Credit(s):
  • 1.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 6.0