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Appointment of guardian by supreme court 1
Surrogate's Court Procedure Act (SCP) CHAPTER 59-A, ARTICLE 17
§ 1709. Appointment of guardian by supreme court

1. Where the supreme court appoints a guardian of an infant's person
or property, or both, a certified copy of the order or decree appointing
the guardian and of the bond given by the guardian shall be filed in the
surrogate's court of the county in which the infant is domiciled, or if
the infant be a non-domiciliary of the state, in the county in which the
infant has property and a minute thereof made and indexed in the book
kept by the court in which orders or decrees appointing guardians are

2. Letters shall thereupon issue to the guardian from such court upon
qualifying as provided in section 708.

3. A guardian so appointed shall be subject to all the duties and
liabilities of a guardian specified in this article.