1. The Laws of New York
  2. Court Acts
  3. Surrogate's Court Procedure
  4. Article 17-A: Guardians of Persons Who Are Intellectually Disabled and Developmentally Disabled


Section 1751 Petition for appointment; by whom made A petition for the appointment of a guardian of the person or property, or both, of a person who i...

Surrogate's Court Procedure (SCP)

Petition for appointment; by whom made

  A petition for the appointment of a guardian of the person or property, or both, of a person who is intellectually disabled or a person who is developmentally disabled may be made by a parent, any interested person eighteen years of age or older on behalf of the person who is intellectually disabled or a person who is developmentally disabled including a corporation authorized to serve as a guardian as provided for by this article, or by the person who is intellectually disabled or a person who is developmentally disabled when such person is eighteen years of age or older.