What You Need To Know as a Guardian Ad Litem (2016)
Total Credits: 4.5 (Professional Practice 2.5, Skills 1.5, Ethics 0.5)
This program is certified by the Unified Court System’s Office of Guardianship and Fiduciary Services for purposes of required training to qualify for appointment as a guardian ad litem under Part 36 of the Rules of the Chief Judge.
The Trusts and Estates Law Section, Elder Law and Special Needs Section, and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education are pleased to present this half-day program that will qualify you for an appointment as a guardian ad litem in Surrogate’s Court or other court.
The four-and-a-half hours of MCLE credit you will earn from this program include coverage of: 1) the substantive rules and law of Part 36 of the Rules of the Chief Judge (22 NYCRR Part 36)
governing court appointment of fiduciaries, 2) ethics, and 3) the procedural aspects of serving as a guardian ad litem, as well as the substantive role of a guardian ad litem in various proceedings.
The program faculty includes experienced trusts and estates practitioners and Surrogate’s Court personnel.
Jessica R. Amelar, Esq.
Anne C. Bederka, Esq.
Elizabeth Candreva, Esq.
Shalini R. Deo, Esq.
Helen Z. Galette, Esq.
Staci A. Graber, Esq.
Hon. Rita M. Mella
Michael P. Ryan, Esq.
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):