What You Need to Know as a Guardian Ad Litem

calendar icon February 28, 2020

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Convene Conference Center

810 Seventh Ave.
New York, NY

clock icon9:00am - 1:00pm

dollar sign icon$115-$250

Pricing Note: NYSBA Member: $150 | Non-Member: $250 | Co-Sponsoring Section Member: $115

Contact Info:
Sally Bratten
Email: sbratten@nysba.org

The Trusts and Estates Law Section and 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.

Certified Training:
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.

Agenda Topics:

  • Part 36, Rules Of The Chief Judge
  • Overview: The Role of a Guardian ad Litem in Surrogate’s Court Proceedings
  • Some Proceedings In Which A Guardian Ad Litem May Be Appointed
  • Ethical Considerations


Sally M. Donahue, Esq.
Michael P. Ryan, Esq.
Michele L. Gartner, Esq.
Hon. Renee R. Roth
Antar P. Jones, Esq.
Robert M. Harper, Esq. 
Jessica Baquet, Esq.
Marianne Anooshian, Esq.

Live CLE Program & Webcast

4.5 MCLE Credits: 2.5 Areas of Professional Practice; 0.5 Ethics; 1.5 Skills

To register, please click here.