1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Mental Hygiene
  4. Title E: General Provisions
  5. Article 81: Proceedings for Appointment of a Guardian for Personal Needs or Property Management


Section 81.17 Nomination of guardian

Mental Hygiene (MHY)

  In the petition, or in a written instrument duly executed, acknowledged, and filed in the proceeding before the appointment of a guardian, the person alleged to be incapacitated may nominate a guardian.