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Article 17A: Guardianship of Intellectually and Developmentally Disabled Persons

Tuesday January 10
2017

  • By: Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc.
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Brooklyn Bar Association - First Floor Auditorium
    123 Remsen Street
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Contact:
    Sarah Burrows
    Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project
    718-473-9202
  • Website: http:

Presented by:
Sidney Cherubin, Esq., Director of Legal Services, Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc.

Topics Include:
Guardianship of Intellectually and Developmentally Disabled Persons; Health Care Decisions; Petition for Appointment; Modification of Guardianship Order; Limited Guardianship of the Property; Standby Guardian; Court Jurisdiction; Duration of Guardianship; Review of Guardianship Forms; Discussion of Alternatives to Guardianship; Questions Answers.

  • CLE Credit Comments: This course is FREE to those who accept at least one pro bono 17A Guardianship matter from the Brooklyn Volunteer Lawyers Project before July 10, 2017. Experienced attorneys receive additional CLE credit for every 2 hours of eligible pro bono service. You also have the option to pay $150 for the course instead of volunteering.
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Yoana Rodriguez is a lawyer from Guatemala whose main interest lies with human rights, specifically with indigenous communities and women’s rights. Rodriguez volunteers regularly at The Advocates for Human Rights on their National Asylum Help Line, or Linea de Ayuda Nacional de Asilo. LEARN MORE

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