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Article 81 Of The Mental Hygiene Law (2013)

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 highlights 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.

Byusing thisrecording, you will fulfill the training requirements for enrollment on the Part 36 Fiduciary Eligibility List as guardian, court evaluator, and attorney for alleged incapacitated persons.

Program Topics

•Introduction and Orientation
– 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 Developments
•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

Program Faculty

Overall Statewide Planning Chair

Laurence R. Faulkner, Esq.
Director of Corporate Compliance and General Counsel
ARC of Westchester
Hawthorne

Speakers

Sheila E. Shea, Esq.(Chair and Moderator)
Director, Mental Hygiene Legal Service
Third Judicial Department
Albany

Adrienne J. Arkontaky, Esq.
Cuddy Law Firm, P.C.
White Plains

JulieAnn Calareso, Esq.
Burke & Casserly, P.C.
Albany

Jennifer J. Corcoran, Esq.
Tully Rinckey PLLC
Albany

Julie B. Friedman, Esq.
Mental Hygiene Legal Service
Third Judicial Department
Albany

Michele Lippa Gartner, Esq.
Special Counsel for Surrogate & Fiduciary Matters
Office of Court Administration
New York City

Hon. Kimberly O'Connor
Acting Supreme Court Justice
Third Judicial District
Albany

Wayne Olinzock, Esq.
Mental Hygiene Legal Service
Third Judicial Department
Albany

Tara Anne Pleat, Esq.
Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC
Clifton Park

Robert N. Swidler, Esq.
Vice President, Legal Services
St. Peter's Health Partners
Albany

Janet M. Thayer, Esq.
Of Counsel, Murphy, Burns, Barber & Murphy LLP
Albany

Margaret A. Vella, Esq.
Reed & Vella LLP
Delmar

Total MCLE Credits 7.5
Ethics MCLE Credits 2.5

This archived webcast is a video online program that you will view and listen to on your computer screen.

Total Credits: 7.50 | Ethics: 2.50, Skills: 2.00, Areas of Professional Practice: 3.00

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 1 Art. 81 of MHL: Introduction And Orientation (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 0.50, Skills: 0.50
 2 Art. 81 of MHL: The Proceeding (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 0.50, Ethics: 1.00, Skills: 0.50
 3 Art. 81 of MHL: Hot Topics And Recent Developments (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 1.00
 4 Art. 81 of MHL: Guardianship (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 0.50, Ethics: 1.00, Skills: 0.50
 5 Art. 81 of MHL: Representation (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 0.50, Ethics: 0.50, Skills: 0.50
Non-Member Pricing: $275.00
Published Date:
  • May 17, 2013
Format:
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VD621
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 3.0
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 2.5
Skills Credit(s):
  • 2.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 7.5