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SECTION 1758
Court jurisdiction 1
Surrogate's Court Procedure Act (SCP) CHAPTER 59-A, ARTICLE 17-A
§ 1758. Court jurisdiction

1. The jurisdiction of the court to hear proceedings pursuant to this
article shall be subject to article eighty-three of the mental hygiene
law.

2. After the appointment of a guardian, standby guardian or alternate
guardians, the court shall have and retain general jurisdiction over the
person who is intellectually disabled or person who is developmentally
disabled for whom such guardian shall have been appointed, to take of
its own motion or to entertain and adjudicate such steps and proceedings
relating to such guardian, standby, or alternate guardianship as may be
deemed necessary or proper for the welfare of such person who is
intellectually disabled or person who is developmentally disabled.